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South Africans bugged out by 'Doom pastor'

A Limpopo pastor is getting some flak online for his controversial 'healing' practices.

Prophet Lethebo Rabalago reportedly uses Doom pesticide on his followers, to cast out demons and lead them into deliverance.

Pictures emerged over the weekend on the Mount Zion General Assembly (MZGA) church's Facebook page showing Rabalago spraying his congregants with the insect killer.

Social media users have called the pastor's techniques into question, critising the use of Doom as a miraculous cure of evil and illness.

Hear are some Twitter responses to the trending story:

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