THARPARKAR: Six more infants died due to malnutrition in Thar on Friday, raising the death toll for January to 47 in the famine-hit area of Sindh.
Two newborn babies died due to premature births and malnutrition in Civil Hospital Mithi. One was 22 days old and the another born merely two days ago.
Meanwhile, two twin children and five-month old Shahnawaz and seven-day old Bashiran passed away in separate villages of Chachro.
Six deaths today have raised the total number of children died in the prevailing month to 47.
The situation in drought-hit Thar is still grim as there has been no rainfall for the third consecutive year.