Lynch mob kills 3 Nigerians accused of child kidnap in Bissau

BISSAU (AFP) - Three Nigerians accused of kidnapping a child were lynched to death on Tuesday by an angry mob of young rioters in Bissau, according to a hospital source and an AFP journalist who saw two bodies in a morgue.

The child disappeared on Tuesday morning and soon after a rumour spread across Bissau that the infant had been taken by Nigerians, prompting an angry crowd to gather in the centre of the city, which security forces were unable to control.