Seven ‘witches’ burnt to death in Samfya

Villagers in Samfya district have burned to death seven people they accused of practicing witchcraft.

Nambale villagers in chief Mwansakombe mobilised themselves on Wednesday and rounded up people they believe are behind deaths in the area.

The villagers’ action followed the death of one person in the village who was struck by lightening.

Nambale is about 90 kilometres from Samfya town centre.

Police in the district have been dispatched to arrest the murderous mob of villagers.

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