Six of a family fall prey to roof collapse

Staff Reporter

Six persons including women and children died when roof of their house collapsed here in the City late the other night.

According to rescue and police sources, the roof of a two-storey house, located in Ghazali Park area of Shadbagh in the City, caved in. Resultantly, six members of the family were buried under the debris.

The Rescue 1122 team rushed to the site and pulled out the six persons including two children from under the debris.

However, they breathed their last on the way to hospital. The deceased persons were identified as: Sumera, Rizwan, Mehwish, Rabia, Ibrahim and Minahil.

The rescuers informed that the incident occurred building of the house was in a dilapidated condition. The police have also launched investigation into the incident.

Earlier, at least three persons lost their lives and five others wounded when roof of a madrassah collapsed here in the City.

The incident had taken place in Chungi Amar Sadhu area of the metropolis where three persons died including 50-year-old Karim, 50-year-old Irshad and 23-year-old Nadeem.

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