Dreadful measles continued to claim innocent lives as two more children died of the epidemics here in Lahore on Friday.

According to details, two girls identified as Haleema Zahra and Sana who were under treatment in Mayo Hospital Lahore expired during treatment raising the over all death toll to 102.

The deceased hailed from different areas of Sheikhupura district.

It should be mentioned that despite tall claims of provincial and federal governments and anti-measles vaccination of under 10-year old children, the disease could not be brought under control.

The citizens have expressed dissatisfaction over the poor performance of health authorities and improper treatment facilities in government hospitals. They demanded the government to consult international health experts for the purpose and import quality anti-measles vaccine.