Madagascar mob kills Europeans over ‘organ trafficking’


(BBC) Two European men have been burnt to death in Madagascar by protesters who suspected they were trafficking human organs after a child went missing.

A local man had been arrested in connection with the disappearance on Wednesday on Nosy Be, a tourist island resort in Madagascar’s north-west.

A crowd then rioted outside the police station believing him to have been paid to remove the child’s organs.

The mob proceeded on “a manhunt” for the foreigners, police said.

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