Beijing, Sept. 15 : Two Chinese infants have died after consuming contaminated milk powder.
A Xinhua report said that they were 1,253 babies infected with kidney stones after taking contaminated milk powders.
Health Ministry sources were quoted by the agency as saying that most of the infections occurred in Hebei, Jiangsu and Gansu provinces.
The two deaths took place in Gansu Province, they added.
Among the 1,253 infected, 53 babies are still in a critical state, while 340 were receiving treatment in various hospitals.