According to a private news channel report at least ten more children lost their precious lives in Sindh’s Tharparkar district over the past 24 hours due to the malnutrition and outbreak of viral infections in the region.
According to sources in Mithi Civil Hospital– the children who have lost their lives were hospitalized are identified as:
They include Nashad, 1 year old; Khalida, 2; Intizar Ali, three months old; Marvi four months old; Abida five months old; Marvi, 8; Khatoon, 6 months old, Aisha, 8 months old; Dhana, 3 months old; and Shanti, 7 months old.
The credible sources in the health department also shared the figures of the infant deaths, as 10 more infants succumbed to the fatal infection, rising death toll to 190 in this year alone.
The parents of the ailing family have expressed their anger over the non availability of drugs and other medical facilities in nearby health units.
Once again health and nutrition experts have urged the government to take notice of the unabated deaths of the infants in Thar.