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Italy circumcision kills toddler, with one man charged

The two-year old's brother is recovering in hospital after also undergoing the procedure near Rome.
A doctor demonstrates how a circumcision is done on a doll
Image caption Circumcision demonstration on a doll. Illegal procedures are a concern in Italy

A two-year-old boy has died from blood loss following a failed circumcision at a migrant centre in Italy.

The boy's twin brother also underwent the procedure in Rome's north-western suburb of Monterondo and is recovering in hospital.

A 66-year-old man has been charged with murder, according to Italian media.

Some 5,000 circumcisions are performed in Italy each year but more than a third are carried out illegally, according to health charity Amsi.

Cultural non-profit group Arci said the procedures had taken place at a refugee centre it runs with the local council in Monterondo.

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