MITH: The deaths in drought-hit Tharparkar due to famine-like situation in last 30 days have reached 20 with another death of a child on Sunday.
The latest death of a child was reported from Civil Hospital Mithi, who died due to starvation. Three children are still in a critical condition at the hospital.
The denizens of Tharparkar are awaiting in vain the government assistance to get their plights resolved. Fatal living conditions in the district have been going on for months, but it grew since last month with deaths of 35 children alone. INP