KHAIRPUR - Three children died of smallpox in Therimirwah Taulka in Khairpur district.  Three children identified as Samander, Ashfaq, Farhan died at village Ajeeb Dasti near Tharimirwah. 

According to the villagers, a total of seven children died during the last 48 hours in different villages, but the health department or district administration are still unaware in this regard. 

They said due to poor services of the health department, medicines are stolen from health centres while district administration is also not paying attention in this regard. 

They have demanded dispatch of doctors teams to their areas as several people including children are suffering from smallpox disease and the people are scared of the rising death toll.