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Gunmen Kill Faith Healer In Ingushetia


http://gdb.rferl.org/8d03b9f7-01fb-4e6b-8890-57f9f1bc001a_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8d03b9f7-01fb-4e6b-8890-57f9f1bc001a_mw800_mh600.jpg November 6, 2006 -- Masked gunmen today burst into the home of a well-known doctor and faith healer in Ingushetia and shot her dead.


It was the second killing of a faith healer in Ingushetia in two years and the eighth across Russia's North Caucasus republics.


Authorities blamed the killing on radical Muslims, who believe that faith healing is a sin against Islam.


(AP)

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