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Incident Type: Riots
Location: Poso City and surrounding villages.
Actors: Kayamanya youths and Muslim youth from Parigi, Palu and elsewhere; Protestant youth from Poso and Tentena.
Event: Groups attack one another, loot businesses and destroy the homes of prominent figures. Truckloads of out-of-towners are shipped in to join in the violence. Anonymous leaflets urging participants on were widely distributed on both sides. 200 injured.
Source: Lorraine Aragon, Human Rights Watch