Published On: Tue, Mar 25th, 2014
Published in Category: District News

One more Thar child dies taking the toll to 193 in 3 months

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THARPARKAR: The spate of children’s death could not completely stop as one more child suffering from malnutrition died at Mithi Civil Hospital, taking the death toll to 193 during a brief period of three and a half months on Monday.

Sources said that although the number of child patient coming to the Mithi Civil Hospital has dropped, yet the child death intermittently continues as one more child has died in the hospital last night.

On the other hand, different social and welfare organizations continue providing relief and succour and medical facilities to the calamity hit people in the area despite difficulties due to some obstacles and severe heat.

The officials also claim that the supply of wheat to the drought-affected people continues, while the first phase of the program was about to end. As against this the affectees complain of gross irregularities in the distribution of wheat.