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Duration2016/01/05 16 children die after outbreak of disease in drought-hit Thar; 100 hospitalised
Country or DistrictPakistan

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  • DAWN Group of Newspapers 2016/01/27
    The outbreak of water-borne and viral diseases in the drought-hit Tharparkar district took lives of two women and eight more children on Wednesday, raising the death toll to 121 this month.
  • DAWN Group of Newspapers 2016/01/16
    Six more children died from various diseases in different hospitals of Tharparkar district of Sindh in past 24 hours, raising the drought death toll to 67 since the start of this month.
  • DAWN Group of Newspapers 2016/01/06
    Three more children died in Civil Hospital Mithi on Tuesday, after an outbreak of water borne diseases which has claimed the lives of at least 16 children in the last six days.
    More than one hundred ailing children, meanwhile, have been admitted to different hospitals in the drought-hit Thar district.
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