Seven people who were part of a team sent to educate villagers in southeastern Guinea about Ebola have been found dead after they were attacked by angry locals, the government said on Thursday.
The bodies were recovered from the septic tank of a primary school in the village of Wome, government spokesman Albert Damantang Camara told AFP, adding that the victims were "killed in cold blood by the villagers".
It was not immediately clear what prompted the violence, but the spread of Ebola has been accompanied by mistrust and paranoia by villagers who feel the government and international community cannot be trusted.
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