Two more die of malaria in flood-hit Shahdadkot
No respite from diseases onslaught as death toll reaches 41 in the area
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The onslaught of diseases continues in the flood-hit areas of Sindh as two more persons including a woman have died of malaria in flood-hit Shahdadkot, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.
It is learnt that a 20-year-old person died of malaria. The deceased was identified as Nadeem Magsi, a resident of Maluk Magsi village of Qubo Saeed Khan.
In another such incident, a 30-year-old woman, Hanifa, died of malaria in the relief camp of Shahdadkot.
The family of the deceased woman were unable to buy a shroud for her due to poverty. Also, water was not available in the relief camp to give a bath to the dead body.
With these deaths, the number of people who died due to malaria and gastroenteritis in the area has reached 41.
It also merits a mention here that the outbreak of diseases has been plaguing the flood-hit areas of Sindh amid no signs of floodwater to recede.