Five workers injured as roof collapses


Five workers were injured when an under-construction roof of a building collapsed at Hakim Town, Bagaria Chowk, here on Wednesday.

Police said that the persons were busy in their work when suddenly the roof caved in. As a result, all the persons were buried under debris. The injured were identified as: Muhammad Ahmad (26), Liaquat Ali (50), Shahbaz (33), Maqsood (55) and Khalifa (19).

On receiving information, Rescue-1122 staff reached the site and started rescue operation.

They pulled the injured persons from under debris and shifted them to Lahore General Hospital.


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