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Four burnt to death for practicing 'witchcraft'

Four persons, allegedly practicing witchcraft, were burnt to death by residents of Thimmapur village in Sangam Mandal of Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district on Wednesday night, police said in Warangal on Thursday. Four persons, allegedly practicing witchcraft, were burnt to death by residents of Thimmapur village in Sangam Mandal of Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district on Wednesday night, police said in Warangal on Thursday.



Four persons, allegedly practicing
witchcraft, were burnt to death by residents of Thimmapur
village in Sangam Mandal of Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district
on Wednesday night, police said in Waranga on Thursday.

“The villagers caught five persons indulging in
'witchcraft' and tied them to trees at the village centre.
They were set on fire after pouring kerosene and petrol over
them,” police said.

“Four of the victims died on the spot due to severe burns
while the fifth one survived and was battling for life in MGM
hospital in Warangal,” hospital sources said. Police registered a case in the incident and identity of
those involved in the burning was being ascertained.

Report: Zeenext Bureau

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