2019-07-10: According to reports from Wednesday (10 July), at least 24 people have been killed in tribal fighting in the villages of Munima and Karida in Hela Province during the last three days. It cannot be ruled out that the number of victims will continue to rise. Additional security forces are to be deployed in the area.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.