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Pakistan: Over 500 children died in drought-hit Thar this year, Murad told

Source: DAWN Group of Newspapers Country: Pakistan
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was on Friday told that the number of children that had died during 2018 in the desert region of Thar was highest in past four years. Health Secretary Usman Chachar briefed the chief minister at a high-level meeting held here that over 505 children died in Thar during the current year. He said 450 children died in the region in 479 died in 2016 and 398 children lost their lives in 2015. He said that the

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