Death toll in Thar reaches 55 as three more children die

17 Jan, 2016 9:10 pm

THARPARKAR/MITHI (92 News) – The death toll due to food shortage, pneumonia and diarrhea reaches 55 as three more toddlers lost their lives, while a pregnant woman lost her life at a government hospital due to lack of medical facilities on Sunday.

Hundreds of children including dozens of people have been hospitalized in Mithi Civil Hospital and to other hospitals as well. A toddler namely Zeenat lost her life in Civil Hospital Mithi, while around hundred children are still fighting for their lives in the hospital.

Sindh government’s negligence has added to the miseries of Thar residents. So far, 55 children have lost their lives this year.

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