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Four more children die of malnutrition in Thar – death toll hits 88

MITHI: Four children breathed their last in famine-hit Tharparkar, taking the death toll in the district to 88 during the current month, ARY News reported.

A two-year-old child died in Diplo today due to malnutrition. He was taken to a hospital in Mithi, but could not survive.

The number of deaths this month has reached 88.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali had taken notice of the situation and ordered officials concerned last week to look into the health problems. However, according to our correspondent, the government is unable to address prevailing issues in the arid region of Sindh.

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