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Infant dies of malnutrition in Mithi, pushes monthly death toll to 24

MITHI: A child died at Civil Hospital Mithi on Saturday, pushing the death toll of children from malnutrition this month, in Sindh's desert district of Tharparkar to 24. Sources at the hospital said that the infants died due to malnutrition during the treatment. With death of 24 children this month, the year’s death rate in the area raised to 488 children. According to health experts, the major causes of these deaths are malnutrition and lack of proper healthcare facilities in Tharparkar an arid region bordering India.…