7 children dead, 81 at the risk of death

WEB DESK: At least seven more children died due to an epidemic in Thar while 81 children are under treatment at  hospitals, Aaj News reported.

The death toll has reached to 58 this month. Three children succumbed to death in a village in district Chachro, Thar. Civil Hospital in Mithi recorded three minor deaths while one child expired in Nangarparkar.

Health experts claim that the rise in deaths in the desert is because of murky, unclean water.