Woman killed in roof collapse

Akhunzada Fazle Haq

A woman was killed and two children got injured when the roof collapsed while more than 23 houses and 7 shops have collapsed due to heavy rains and floods in the district, rescue 1122 and local sources said. It may be noted that heavy rain started on the second day of Eid-ul-Azha early in the morning. The rain continued till 11 am.

The water of heavy rain entered many houses and shops in tehsil Mardan, Tehsil Takhatbhi, tehsil Rustam, Katlang and Ghari Kapura. The heavy rain badly affected the union council Bharicham located in the middle of Mardan City. The heavy rain water was flowing on the road and streets. Sources added that the roof of the house of Mohammad Jan collapsed at Kohat Cungara at Tehsil Takhatbhai.

As a result, his 60 years old wife died while his 17 and 15 years old daughters got injured. Sources added that according to preliminary reports 17 houses were damaged at tehsil Mardan while 6 houses and a shop were damaged at tehsil Takhatbhai. Mayar Mardan Hamayatullah Mayar and other officials of the district visited the affected areas. Rescue 1122, traffic police, WSSCM and TMA officials and employees rescue and help the people on different roads in the district.

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