Published On: Wed, Mar 26th, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Two more children die at Mithi Civil Hospital: Death toll reaches 197

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THARPARKAR: The spate of children’s death could not completely stop as three people including two children suffering from malnutrition died at Mithi Civil Hospital, taking the death toll to 197 during a brief period of three and a half months on Tuesday.

The two children, aged nearly one and a half years and four months each were brought on Monday night at Civil Hospital Mithi died on Tuesday morning, taking the death toll to 197.

A man, 40 also died due to malnutrition in the same hospital.

Meanwhile, shortage of specialist doctors at Mithi Civil Hospital and non-appointment of doctors at tehsil hospitals despite emergency have added miseries of the drought-hit masses besides putting question mark on the performance of the government.