A four-month-old girl, whose family was displaced during the Muzaffarnagar riots, has died due to cold at Kandhla town in Shamli district, police said on Saturday.
Ahsan, the infant’s mother had been displaced from her native Bahawdi village during the riots and was living in a relief camp till last month when she along with her family vacated the relief camp, police said.
After vacating the relief camp recently, Ahsan was living with her family in a cottage in Kandhal, where her daughter, Surrya died of cold on Friday, said police.
An enquiry has been ordered into the death of the child, Superintendent of Government Health Centre, Kandhla, Ramesh Chandra said.
A five-month-old baby girl had on Friday succumbed to pneumonia in a relief camp at Malakpur village in Shamli district.
So far, 34 children living in relief camps have died in riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts between September 7 and December 20 when the winter chill increased.