"The priests had gone to the village of Kabac in Forecariah intending to spray insecticide on wells and pit latrines, a BBC reporter says.
"But they were set upon by villagers who suspected they may have been bringing the Ebola virus into the area, he adds.
"More than 8,600 people have died in West Africa in the Ebola outbreak.
"Earlier this month, residents in Forecariah attacked and killed two police officers they suspected of bringing Ebola to the area.
"The priests were badly beaten and their vehicle was set on fire, reports the BBC's Alhassan Sillah from Guinea..."