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December 7, 2022
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Female student in Nigeria beaten to death over ‘blasphemy’

Witnesses say police failed to disperse mob of fellow students in Sokoto who set victim on fire following WhatsApp comments

A female student in Nigeria was beaten to death and set on fire by fellow students who accused her of posting “blasphemous” statements in a WhatsApp group, two witnesses have said.

The school, located in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Sokoto, was immediately closed down following the attack.

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