Patna: After deaths of 108 children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur’s SKMCH, the hospital has once again hit the headlines. Also Read - Munger Violence: Congress Seeks Dismissal of Nitish Kumar, Others; EC Removes SP, DM | Top Developments

In another blow to the hospital, human skeletal remains were on Saturday recovered from behind the compound. Also Read - Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: 52.24% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5 pm

SKMCH’s Dr Vipin Kumar said that detailed information will be provided by the principal on the issue. Also Read - Bihar Polls: Rahul Gandhi Accuses PM Modi of Not Talking About Problems Like Unemployment Faced by Our Country

News agency ANI put up pictures, which showed broken human bones lying behind the hospital compound in Muzaffarpur.

Another doctor SK Shahi told the news agency, “Postmortem dept is under principal but it should be done with a humane approach. I’ll talk to the principal and ask him to constitute an investigating committee”

An investigating team of the hospital is currently present at the spot.

Earlier in the day, at least 108 deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) were reported from Muzaffarpur’s SKMCH. An AES outbreak is normally reported during the litchi harvest season in summer, although till date, it has not been officially verified that the virus is caused by the fruit.