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Islamist extremists cut off thief's hand in northern Mali

AFP , Thursday 9 Aug 2012
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Jihadists occupying northern Mali on Thursday said they had cut off the hand of a thief in accordance with strict Islamic law which they have imposed on the population.

"Yes, I confirm it. We applied sharia in Ansongo yesterday (Wednesday). The hand of a thief was cut off. Sharia demands it," a leader of the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa told AFP. Witnesses in the town confirmed the incident.

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