The first pictures have emerged of a six-year-old Tanzanian albino boy whose hand was hacked off with a machete in a brutal home invasion.
Baraka Cosmas was at his family’s home in Western Tanzania on Saturday when a group of men stormed inside the house and held him down.
They chopped off Baraka's hand before beating him and his mother Prisca Shaaban so badly they both had to be hospitalised.
Local police have arrested seven suspects over the savage attack which has been linked to a trade in albino body parts for witchdoctors who turn them into charms and potions for wealthy clients.
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