KARACHI – Seven more infant children breathed their last in mothers’ laps after facing the longstanding famine and malnutrition as a result of mismanagement by government of Sindh.
The Mithi Hospital of Thar desert has reported seven more infant deaths on Monday.
Not to forget that only after three days when Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called off the show-cause notices issued to Chief Minister of Sindh and minister Manzoor Wasan, another innocent infant child withered due to famine in Mithi Hospital.
These deaths mounted the total casualties to 72 within 60 days. However, the irony is that only three days ago the Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Butto Zardari had called off the notices to CM Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah and minister Manzoor Wasan. The reason to call off the notices was mentioned as ‘enough steps were taken to control the famine situation in Thar’. But 65 deaths only in last 42 days are telling altogether a different story.
The minister Manzoor Wasan commented on the deaths in Mithi had stated earlier “Everyday 600 children died in Pakistan. The deaths in Mithi are not due to famine but due to normal mortality rate.”