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Cut off from the world, the island in Andaman and Nicobar where an American was killed remains a mystery

Updated : November 23, 2018 11:39 AM IST

Police say that is what happened last week when a young American, John Allen Chau, was killed by islanders after paying fishermen to take him to the island.
Scholars believe the Sentinelese migrated from Africa roughly 50,000 years ago, but most details of their lives remain completely unknown.
Many of the island chain's other tribes have been decimated over the past century, lost to disease, intermarriage and migration.
Cut off from the world, the island in Andaman and Nicobar where an American was killed remains a mystery
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