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Violence against women18-year-old women with gunshot wounds gives birth to their baby and then dies

In Argentina, a pregnant 18-year-old was shot by her ex-boyfriend. The seriously injured gave birth to her baby and then died.

In Argentina, an 18-year-old was shot dead by her ex-boyfriend.
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In Argentina, an 18-year-old, who was eight months pregnant, was shot by her ex-boyfriend . Camila Castells was with her new friend at home in a suburb of the capital, Buenos Aires, when her ex-boyfriend attacked the couple. Both Camila and her new friend were hit in the head with two shots each. The young girl was taken to the hospital where she gave birth to her baby. Shortly thereafter, the 18-year-old died. The ex-boyfriend shot at the eighth month pregnant adolescents. Her friend also came to the hospital with two headshots.

Camila Castell's baby was prematurely born in the 34th week of pregnancy and weighs 2600 grams . According to the hospital, the baby is in very good health. Castell's new partner continues to struggle with death. The attacker of the pair escaped; The police are looking for the young man.

In Argentina, violence against women is widespread. Last year alone, according to official figures, 254 women were killed .