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India expresses concern over woman's death in Ireland

India on Thursday said the “tragic death” of an Indian in Ireland who was denied abortion was a “matter of concern” and its embassy in Dublin was following the matter closely. Savita Halappanavar, collapsed after doctors in an Ireland hospital refused to abort her foetus on grounds that “this is a Catholic country”, the external affairs ministry said: “We deeply regret the tragic death of Ms Halappanavar. The death of an Indian national in such circumstances is a matter of concern.”IANS

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