01/07/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Two Tanzanian Albinos Murdered For Limbs, Attacks Orchestrated By Witch Doctors

In the past week, two Tanzanian albinos have been murdered for their limbs.

Elizabeth Hussein, 13, was attacked by men with machetes and Ezekiel John, 47, had his arms and legs cut off after being shot. Their deaths bring the toll to 35 murders in just more than a year, the Independent reports.

There is similar violence against albinos throughout east and central Africa.

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