CHARSADDA - Two more children died after being injected with anti-measles vaccine, taking the death toll to four here on Sunday.
Reports said that 4-year-old Sohail and Faizan hailing from Shabra and Amirabad areas of Charsadda district were injected with the vaccine during anti-measles campaign a couple of days earlier.
The two children expired on Sunday and death of two more children due to anti-measles vaccine during the recent campaign has raised death toll to four, which created panic among the masses.
The bereaved families demanded the authorities to take notice, laboratory test of the measles vaccine and stern action against the responsible for the loss of precious lives.
They raised questions over the quality of the vaccine being used in anti-measles campaign and condemned the provincial government.
Official sources were of the opinion that major cause of the deaths is untrained staff members providing services in the campaign. But the affected families were not satisfied with the government's viewpoint, and they said that why the untrained staffers were allowed to play with lives of their children.