Patna, June 22 : An investigation team comprising senior doctors visited the area behind the compound of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar where hundreds of human skeletal remains were found where 108 people have died due to Acute Encephalitis-related deaths.
Remains of human skeletons were discovered behind the compound of a hospital in Muzaffarpur in Bihar where at least 108 children have died due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) or Japanese encephalitis.
Pictures show deformed human bones and broken skull fragments lying behind the compound of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur.
Commenting on the development, SKMCH medical superintendent SK Shahi said the skeletal remains could have been disposed off by the post-mortem department of the hospital. He admitted that it should be done with a more “humane approach”.
SKMCH’s Dr Vipin Kumar, says, “Skeletal remains have been found here. Detailed information will be provided by the Principal.”
He said, Post-mortem department is under the principal but it should be done with a humane approach. I’ll talk to the principal and ask him to constitute an investigating committee.”
Official data suggests that at least 128 children have died due to AES, which causes brain fever or Chamki, in Muzaffarpur district.