The death toll due to provincial government negligence over famine and water-borne diseases in desert region of Sindh has risen to 30 in last two weeks.
A two-year-old girl died at Mithi hospital today.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah chaired a meeting in this regard and decided to increase budget of Thar hospitals and free distribution of wheat among the locals.
Last week, three children were transferred to Hyderabad in a precarious condition.
Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto has constituted a committee comprising information adviser Moula Bux Chandio and food minister Nasir Shah to look into the situation in Thar.