Death toll in Thar continues to rise; affectees waiting response

08 Jan, 2016 12:40 pm

THARPARKAR (92 News) – The death toll due to food shortage, pneumonia and diarrhea continues to rise as six more toddlers lost their lives in Tharparkar on Friday.

Over 50 people were hospitalized in Mithi Civil Hospital. Meanwhile, hundreds of children have been admitted to other hospitals as well.

Despite Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto had constituted a committee comprises of information adviser Maula Bakhsh Chandio and food minister Nasir Shah to look into the situation in Thar but no one knows when these ministers would visit Mithi.

Director General Sindh Health and Secretary Sindh Health had visited the areas but haven’t done anything.

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