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Thursday, December 29, 2011


This year’s Christmas in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been labelled ‘the bloodiest’ Christmas ever in Port Moresby with two deaths, four life threatening cases and several injuries from alcohol related cases.

This remark was made by chief of emergency medicine and director of emergency at the Port Moresby General Hospital Dr Sam Yockopua.

He said that they were expecting even the worst in the New Year celebrations citing that if worse come to worse, they were prepared to shut down and walk out.

And he has called for a total ban on alcohol during the week leading to the New Year celebrations. > > > > Read More