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4,000 Infants Dead in Kashmir
Aliya Bashir, a senior reporter with GPI, discusses why over 4,000 babies have died in Kashmir's government run children’s hospital since 2008. The segment is 10 min.
In Kashmir, the babies are dying. Since 2008, over 4,000 babies have died in the government run children’s hospital—Govind Ballabh Pant. Despite numerous government investigations, a complete change in administration, and massive civilian protests—no one has gotten to the bottom of why these babies continue to die. Aliya Bashir, a senior multimedia reporter with the Global Press Institute based in Indian-Administered Kashmir, discusses her work, covering infant mortality in Kashmir. This segment first aired on KPFA’s La Onda Bajita.