Son kills mother, 7 die in roof collapse


Okara/Faisalabad—Five persons of a family were killed as roof of a house collapsed in Madina Town locality of Renala-Khurd village. Muhammad Siddique was present in his house along with his family when the incident occurred. Siddique’s wife died on the spot while out of eight wounded who were shifted to a nearby hospital, four succumbed to injuries. The deceased persons include two children. Separately, at least two children were killed while three others sustained injuries as wall of a house collapsed in Faisalabad today.
According to details, a dilapidated wall collapsed in Islam Nagar killing two kids on the spot and injuring three others. The wounded were immediate shifted to the Allied Hospital where doctors said that one child was in critical condition.
Police personnel said that investigation into the matter was underway while legal action would be taken after family’s application.
Meanwhile, a youth killed his mother over a domestic dispute here. A police spokesman said Ghulam Fatima of Chak No.377-GB reprimanded her son Allah Ditta over a domestic dispute which enraged him who with his accomplice Shahid hit his mother with a club. As a result, she received serious injuries and was shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Jaranwala where she died.—Agencies