5 kids die of measles, malaria at Umerkot

March 17, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Umerkot, Sind: At least five children died of measles and malaria near here Sunday. Ten years Rajib Ali of Village Khait Singh and 11 years old Jola of Village Janhro died of malaria, while 4 years old Hajira, 2 years old Lachmi, and 11 years old Jetmal died of measles at Village Veero Sharif.

Both malaria and measles have been spreading fast in the region and citizens have requested the health department authorities to take notice of them and send special teams of doctors and medicines to the affected areas.