MITHI (APP) – Six more children died of malnutrition in drought-hit Tharparkar district on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 40 in the current month.

According to details, the children died at Mithi, Chhachhro, Nagarparkar, Islamkot and other areas of the district.

Surgeon doctor Civil Hospital Mithi clarified that most of the deaths of children in Tharparkar occured due to various medical conditions such as premature birth, Pneumonia, sinus problems and other diseases.

Despite many promises made by the federal and provincial governments, the people of the area have got nothing and their condition has worsened with each passing day.