Two more children die of malnutrition in Thar

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Two more children died of malnutrition during treatment here on Wednesday after which the death toll -for this current month alone- has reached 28.

District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. Chandar Gormani said two children, aged one year and one-month, suffering from malnutrition and under treatment at Diplo and Islamkot Hospitals of district Tharparker expired after which the death toll due to malnutrition has risen to 28.

Dr. Gormani said that out of 28 children, 11 died of undernourishment while the rest fell to malnutrition related diseases.