KHYBER AGENCY - Death toll has risen to three during the ten days when another child died of measles infection here in Pased Khel, the bordering area of tehsil Landi Kotal of Khyber Agency, local sources informed Thursday. The locals said Khadem s/o Mamoor Khan, 4, died of measles after brief disease in Madi Khel village of Pased Khel on Thursday. Mamoor Khan, the father of the dead, said, dozens of more children have got infected with measles virus who need to be treated.

According to officials, measles dose has administered to 95 per cent children of the area under the Expanded Programme Immunization (EPI).