At least 45 people were injured in the clashes, many of them shot by police or hit by rebel arrows, the agency reported. The clashes erupted on Friday after police and soldiers lowered the separatist Free Papua Movement's ''Morning Star'' flag, which had been raised by activists. Flying the flag is against Indonesian law and people caught doing so face up to 15 years in jail, AP reports.
Both Russia and Ukraine have been increasing their military presence on the border between the two countries lately. Russia warned Ukraine against any military scenarios