THARPARKAR: Malnutrition continues to claim lives of minors in Tharparkar as four more children died today, raising the death toll to 161.

Seven-month-old girl Kavita and a newborn baby boy passed away at Civil Hospital Mithi, a minor lost life in Diplo Hospital while another infant died in an Islamkot hospital.

At least 40 children suffering from malnutrition were under treatment at Mithi Civil Hospital while many others were admitted to other government hospital across the Tharparkar district.