17 Apr 2014

Six killed in sorcery-related attack in PNG

4:53 am on 17 April 2014

Six people have been hacked to death in a sorcery-related attack in Papua New Guinea's Madang province, including two children.

EMTV reports that over 20 people were injured in the attack, with police saying that a 3 and 5 year-old were hacked to death, with other victims being beheaded or set alight.

Police says 180 suspects have been arrested, and reinforcements have been sent to Ramu.