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Abortion dispute divides El Salvador

Woman's fight to end pregnancy that could kill her has triggered fierce debate over country's strict abortion laws.

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A young woman's fight to end a pregnancy that could kill her has started a fierce debate in El Salvador about the country's strict abortion laws.

The Central American country has banned all abortions since 1999, but some believe it is time for change.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from the capital, San Salvador.

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