Papua New Guinea: Six killed in PNG sorcery attack

Police in Papua New Guinea have detained 180 people after a witch hunt that left six people dead, including two children.

Several hundred men from Raicoast village in Madang province descended on Sasiko village, looking for people they believed to be sorcerers. Local media reports say the violent rampage went on for most of Monday.

Witnesses say one man killed was an innocent bystander on his way to work, while two children under the age of five were also reportedly killed.

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