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A granddaughter was killed by blood loss after a botched circumcision in a refugee center, according to reports.



A 66-year-old man who understood himself as a doctor has been charged with murder, local media. 19659002] Police tell us to question the suspected medical references.

The two-year-old boy’s twin brother also underwent the procedure at the immigrant center, which is said to be jointly managed by the municipal council and the cultural non-profit group Arci. 19659002] Antonino Lupi, mayor of Monterondo, told the country’s newspaper Corriere Della Sera: “It’s an absurd tragedy.”

More than 5,000 circumcisions are performed in Italy each year, but more than one-third are illegally performed according to the health charity Amsi.

In a statement on Facebook, Arci said it would take a civil action when those responsible for the child’s death were determined by the police.

Local media say the mother had asked for the operations in respect of Nigeria’s Islami c traditions (stock photo)

“It is a tragedy that leaves us speechless,” it added.

The brothers were born in Italy to a Nigerian mother who has five other children in Nigeria, it is reported

The local media say that the mother had requested the operations in respect of Nigeria’s Islamic traditions, even though they were Catholic themselves.

The suspect is probably an American citizen of Libyan origin.

Circumcision is currently not available to public health institutions in Italy.

Having the procedure at a private clinic can cost between $ 2,000 (£ 1,798) and $ 4,000 (£ 3,596), according to Foad Aodi, president of Amsi.




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