DERA GHAZI KHAN

Two more people died of gastroenteritis, commonly known as gastro, in Dera Ghazi Khan here on Sunday.

As per details, at least seven people have died of gastro in the district in five days, said the health authorities. The district administration has imposed section 144 and special wards have been set up at hospitals to treat patients suffering from gastro.

Inadequate arrangements are also adding to the deteriorating health situation in the district.

According to some reports, over 300 gastro patients were admitted at different hospitals across the district.