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Hundreds in Papua New Guinea Watch as Woman Accused of Witchcraft is Tortured, Burned Alive

A horrid scene unfolded Wednesday in Papua New Guinea that resembled a scene out of theSalem Witch Trials when a mob of villagers bounded and burned a 20-year-old woman accused of witch craft, the Associated Press reports.

Kepari Leniata, was tortured by an iron rod, doused in gasoline, and then set on fire while alive at a trash site in the Western Highlands provincial capital of Mount Hagen, authorities say. She was accused of practicing sorcery by the relatives of a 6-year-old boy who died in a hospital a day earlier.

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