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Doctor, parents detained in Egypt after 12-year-old dies from genital cutting

A retired doctor has been arrested after he performed female genital mutilation against a 12-year-old girl, who later died.

The victim’s parents and aunt took her to a private clinic where she underwent the illegal procedure, the public prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

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“After she left, she suffered complications.

The doctor tried to …

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