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He tortured them in Libya, migrated to Italy (likely with the help of NGOs) and was spotted by chance in Milan, Italy.


A Somali man has been sentenced to life in prison in Italy for murdering and torturing dozens of migrants in Libya.

Osman Matammud, 22, was arrested last year after being recognised by chance in Milan.

Witnesses said he had beaten people to death and let others die from a lack of food and water.


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Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Italy (IT) is estimated to have a population of 60.7 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.1% pa.
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