Thar famine: 6 more children died

MITHI: Six more children died of malnutrition in drought-hit Tharparkar district, bringing the death toll to 100 in 49 days, Online Indus News reported Tuesday.

Officials said 516 children have lost their lives across the famine-affected region over the past 11 months, with more than 300 under treatment in various government-run hospitals.

Relief teams, comprising medics and other staff, facing hardships to make it to far-flung areas