JAJARKOT: A 14-month-old boy has succumbed to malnutrition in Pajaru of Jajarkot district on Wednesday. Anegat Nepali was first son to mother Hira Nepali and father Karna Bahadur Nepali of Pajaru-9 in Jajarkot district. According to Senior Auxiliary Health Worker at a local health service, Prem Bahadur Shahi, the minor had weighed only five kg and was receiving treatment for the same. However, he breathed his last while being taken to the district headquarters, Khalanga, for further treatment last night, local Gopal Giri said. It has been learned that the child's parents were busy taking him to shamans for treatment rather than going to a medical facility earlier.
14-month-old dies of malnutrition in Jajarkot
Published: 12:37 pm Feb 16, 2017