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Baby shot in womb dies

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A baby who was shot while still inside his mother's womb last month was buried on Monday in Rio De Janeiro.

The hospital said in a statement on Sunday that baby, Arthur Cosme, died from his injuries due to an intense digestive hemorrhage.

A stray bullet hit Claudineia Dos Santos Melo on June 30th, injuring the newborn who had been fighting for his life ever since.Dos Santos Melo was nine months pregnant when hit.

After a cesarean was done, the doctors discovered that the baby was hit and had serious injuries to his lungs and spine.

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