Six Child Deaths due to Violence in Last Decade

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Six Child Deaths due to Violence in Last Decade

Six children under the age of ten have died in Iceland due to violence or ill treatment in the last decade.

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Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Director of the Child Protection Agency Bragi Guðbrandsson told weekly Fréttatíminn that such statistics are not kept in a systematic way and have never been published.

Drug use and mental disorders are usually associated with such deaths, according to the report.

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