Updated: 02/18/2014 07:58 | By Agence France-Presse

One dead, 77 hurt in riot at PNG immigration centre

One person was killed and 77 injured during a second night of rioting at an Australian immigration detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, officials said on Tuesday.


One dead, 77 hurt in riot at PNG immigration centre

Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference in Sydney on September 30, 2013 - by William West

"The news of a death is a great tragedy," Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said of the unrest, which followed 35 asylum-seekers breaking out of the same facility on Sunday evening.

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