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Authorities in Madagascar appeal for calm after mob kills 3 people, including 2 Europeans
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, October 4, 2013 8:17 AM EDT
Authorities in Madagascar are appealing for calm after the tourist island deaths of two Europeans and a local man who were attacked by a mob that reportedly suspected them of organ-trafficking.
Media in Madagascar say the attack happened after residents discovered a boy's mutilated body on a beach. The reports cite witnesses as saying the two Europeans were paraded through villages, beaten and burned on a beach.
Nosy Be is a major tourist destination near the northwest coast of Madagascar.