THARPARKAR : One more child and a woman died in drought-hit areas of Tharparkar on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 200. People in the area said that there is a lack of facilities at the local hospitals here, which is also a cause of increasing death toll besides dearth of food. Sindh Health Secretary told media persons that as many as 480 doctors were dismissed for being absent from duty.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 27-Mar-2014