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Dozens of Pakistani children die in drought-stricken region

By Reuters | Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:49 PM
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By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Eissa Saeed

ISLAMABAD, March 10 (Reuters) - Dozens of children have died of malnutrition and other causes in Pakistan's southern region this year, prompting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel to the drought-stricken area to allocate $10 million in emergency aid.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said 18 children under the age...

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