WANNA, 14 November: Two children have died of Diphtheria and several others got affected in Sarwekai subdivision of South Waziristan Agency (SWA).

Parents of the infected children have said that eight children died of Diphtheria during the past two months and large number of children also got affected.

There are anti-Diphtheria vaccines for children under 2 years of age only and we were compelled to take our children  above age of 2 to Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar and Dera Ismail Khan hospital, they added.

The parents demanded of the government to immediately dispatch medical teams alongwith required vaccines to the area to prevent children from the disease.