6 more kids die in Tharparkar
THARPARKAR: Six more children died of malnutrition at Mithi and Diplo hospitals on Sunday.
According to reports, two newly-born children died in each of Mithi and Diplo hospitals while two others died before reaching the hospitals. With the death of six on Sunday, the death toll of children in December has peaked to 97.
The children are dying of malnutrition due to drought and their mothers could not get appropriate and enough food. The overall death toll due to hunger and poverty in Tharparkar during the current year has reached 607.