Five children die of measles, malnutrition in Tharparkar

Two more children die of malnutrition in Tharparkar

KARACHI: An outbreak of measles and malnutrition claimed the lives of five children in the capital of Sindh’s Tharparkar district, hospital sources and relatives said on Saturday.
With the deaths of the five children at Mithi Civil Hospital in the last 24 hours, the toll of children’s deaths in Thar has risen to 123 this year.
The parents of the victims while talking to reporters said their children died of measles and other infections and diseases. They held the alleged indifferent attitude of doctors and a lack of life-saving drugs responsible for the deaths.

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