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Two charged in 'witch' murder in Papua New Guinea: report

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Two people have been charged with the murder of a young mother in Papua New Guinea who was accused of being a witch and set upon by a mob that burned her alive, reports said Tuesday. 

A woman accused of sorcery is burned alive on a pile of rubbish in Mount Hagen city, Papua New Guinea, February 6, 2013. Two people, a 28-year-old woman and 33-year-old man, have been charged with the murder of the young mother, reports say.

Kepari Leniata, 20, was stripped naked, doused with petrol and set alight atop a pile of rubbish on a main street on February 6 in the town of Mount Hagen in the Western Highlands.

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