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Rights groups say Nepal children at risk of disease, death after border blockade

Dec 01, 2015    

Kathmandu: A shortage of medicine, fuel and other supplies has put millions of Nepalese children in danger of illness, malnourishment and even death, child rights groups warned.Yet the supply crisis - hitting some of the Himalayan country's most vulnerable - shows no signs of easing after more than two months of negotiations between the government and ethnic protesters who are blockading the southern border to demand constitutional change.With thousands of cargo trucks stalled at the Indian border, Nepalese gas stations say they've received only 15 percent of regular fuel supplies.Doctors say ...

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