Three die, nine injured in rain-related incidents

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Staff Reporter

Three persons died and nine others sustained injuries in various roof and wall collapse incidents occurred due to downpour followed by windstorm in different areas of Chiniot district.

According to Rescue 1122 sources, a person identified as Sher Muhammad died when roof of his dilapidated house collapsed during downpour in Jani Wadey Shah area.

Another elderly woman namely 70-year-old Fateh Bibi died when roof o house caved in in Thatta Lona area.

Meanwhile, a person whose identity could not be ascertained, died in a roof collapse incident in Chenab Nagar.

Similarly nine people sustained multiple injuries in separate rain related wall/roof collapse incidents in different areas of Chiniot. The injured were shifted to District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospital.

Meanwhile, the rain following strong windstorm damaged wheat crop on a large area.