THARPARKAR: Compounded by multiple problems including rampant poverty and malnutrition, the ruthless killer famine is still on the rampage in Tharparkar as another infant passed away overnight pushing the death toll to 48.
The newly born child was under treatment in Civil Hospital of Mithi. His death mounted the overall death tally to 48 within 38 days in Tharparkar.
It should be mentioned here that there are still 35 children being given medical care at Mithi Civil Hospital. Of these, three children are in critical state.
There are at least seven gaunt underfed children at Taluka Diplo hospital, 15 in Chachro hospital, nine in Nangar Parkar hospital and at least 11 children are receiving healthcare in Islampura hospital.