THARPARKAR: Two more children have lost their lived because of the drought in Tharparkar, raising the death toll to 29 in a month’s time, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, due to malnutrition in Tehsil Hospital Chahcharo and Mithi Civil Hospital, two more children including a one-year old infant lost their lives . During the past one month, 29 children have so far died due to malnutrition in Tharparkar.
Reports claimed that situation is still grim in the drought-hit Thar as there has been no rainfall for the third consecutive year.
Earlier, Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif also expressed serious concern over the Thar situation and instructed the high-rank National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) team to reach Thar.
The team has been tasked to present a detailed report on the death toll and damage assessment in the drought-hit Tharparkar to the premier.