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Girl Burned to Death in Nigeria after Witchcraft Allegation

Police in Nigeria say a 60-year-old man burned a young girl to death after accusing her of being a witch. Allegations of witchcraft in Nigeria can be very dangerous. Police say they’ve arrested 60-year-old Yakubu Vong for luring an eight-year-old girl to his house in the village of Sabon Layi in north-central Plateau State, dousing her with lamp oil, and setting her ablaze. Plateau State police spokesman Emmanuel Abuh says police believe he attacked the girl because she refused to...

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