The X-ray machine of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Phalia has been out of order for the last one year. The patients have to visit private clinics that charge exorbitant fees for X-ray.

When asked, the medical officer of THQ said that a request had been sent to the authorities concerned for provision of new X ray machine but so far no action had been taken. The people of the area demanded early provision of x ray facility in the hospital.

ARRESTS: Security forces during a search operation besieged the area around Alvi Chowk and nabbed eight suspects and took them along for further interrogation.