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Five lynched in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Khunti (Jharkhand) 

suspectedly involved in extortion, were today lynched at Manhu village of the district, police said.

A group of villagers caught the five around 10 am and killed them with sharp weapons and stones, Superintendent of Police Amarnath Mishra told reporters here.

All the bodies were recovered, he said, adding, the police were trying to establish their identity and background.

The police have launched raids to nab the killers, he added.

First Published: Sat, December 22 2012. 15:35 IST