5 killed in Okara roof collapse incident

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Okara

Five people including a woman and two children were killed as roof of a house collapsed in Okara on Monday, rescue sources said. The incident was reported near Gamber Adda at National Highway, where a roof of a house collapsed. Five people were trapped in the debris. Getting information, the rescue teams reached the spot and retrieved dead bodies from the rubble. The bodies of five people including a woman and two children were moved to the hospital.
Earlier in February, at least three persons had lost their lives and five others wounded when the roof of a madrassah collapsed in Lahore. The incident had taken place in Lahore’s Chungi Amar Sadhu area where three persons died including 50-year-old Karim, 50-year-old Irshad and 23-year-old Nadeem. Rescue officials rushed to the scene immediately and shifted the affected people to a nearby hospital.
Meanwhile a young married woman was brutally tortured to death by accused husband and in-laws allegedly for not bringing desired items in dowry here in Hunterpura-Muradpur locality of Sialkot city. According to police, Sidra Bibi was married off to Ali Haider a few years ago. She became mother of a girl and was expecting another child. However, accused husband Ali Haider.—INP

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