India's deadly unsafe abortions

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A verdict is expected in the inquest into the death of a pregnant Indian woman in Ireland last year after she was refused an abortion.

It is being closely watched in India where it has caused outrage.

But, as Sanjoy Majumder reports from the Indian state of Maharashtra, an alarmingly large number of women die in India because of unsafe abortions.

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