Six family members burnt alive over witchcraft claims

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Six members of a family have been killed after they were burned alive in Migori, county.

The Thursday night incident is suspected to be revenge ‘witchcraft’ attack.

Residents of Nyang’au Village carried out the attack on the family suspected of being witches and torched their five houses.

The six bodies were taken to Rosewood Mortuary in Rongo town.

Rongo OCPD Kibet Kirui said four other family members managed to escape the attack but sustained serious burns in the incident.

The four were taken to Migori Referral Hospital for treatment.

Police are still investigating the matter.

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