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Four people die in Mardan roof collapse incidents

MARDAN: Four people, children among them, were killed and three others injured when roofs of their houses caved in due to heavy downpour in different parts of Mardan on Monday night. According to rescue sources, the deceased and injured were shifted to Mardan Medical Complex for treatment. A woman and her two children died when the roof of their house collapsed in Faqeer Bantar area of the city, burying them under the debris. A 12-year old girl also got injured in the incident. In a similar incident, a child was…

3 siblings die in house roof collapse in Kasur

KASUR: At least three people were killed while another got injured when the roof of their house caved in Kasur district of Punjab.  The incident took place in Ganda Singh area at the outskirts of the city, according to rescue sources. Rescue officials said three siblings – two brothers and their sister – died while one other sustained wounds when the roof of their house collapsed. The deceased and the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital. Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hassan Askari while taking notice…

Bahawalpur: Three die in roof collapse amid heavy rainfall

BAHAWALPUR: A house roof-top collapsed during rainfall leaving three people dead in Bahawalpur, ARY News reported on Thursday. According to local officials, five people were also injured in the incident and were transferred to hospital for medical attendance. The torrential rains in Punjab have caused several deaths. The death toll in rain-related incidents in Lahore has soared to 15. According to rescue and police sources, at least 15 people died in different rain-related incidents in the provincial capital. Most…

Death toll from heavy downpour in Lahore soars to 15

LAHORE: The death toll from torrential rains that lashed upper parts of the country has soared to 15, according to officials. According to rescue and police sources, at least 15 people died in different rain-related incidents in the provincial capital. Most deaths were caused by roof collapses and electrocution. The intense rains that began in the wee hours of Tuesday continued intermittently into Wednesday, inundating streets and causing flooding. Citizens experienced widespread power blackouts and have had to wade…

Three people killed in roof collapse in Lahore

LAHORE: At least three people were killed while two others suffered injuries when the roof of a club building came down on them in the provincial capital Lahore on Friday night. Rescue sources said that the roof of Bagh-e-Jinnah’s Cosmopolitan Club collapsed, burying five people under the debris. After being informed of the incident, rescue teams arrived at the site and began an operation to rescue the trapped people. Three dead bodies were recovered from the rubble, while two people were rescued alive, a rescue…

Four siblings die as roof collapses in Nankana Sahib

NANKANA SAHIB: At least four members of a family were killed while two others sustained injuries when the roof of their house collapsed in a neighborhood of Nankana Sahib district of Punjab, ARY News reported on Tuesday. Rescue sources said the roof of a dilapidated building collapsed in Shahkot tehsil owing to rainfall, burying the family members under the debris. Four dead bodies and two injured were pulled out from the debris, a rescue official said. After being informed of the incident, rescue teams rushed to…

Two of a family killed in Mardan roof collapse

MARDAN: A woman and her daughter were killed while her son sustained injuries when the roof of their house caved in on Saturday morning. According to rescue officials, the roof of a house collapsed in a Mardan neighborhood, burying the family members under the debris. After being informed of the incident, rescue teams immediately arrived at the site and began rescue operation with help of the local residents to recover the trapped people. The rescuers pulled out two dead bodies and an injured from the debris and…

Three students die in seminary roof collapse

KARAK: At least three students died and fifteen others were injured when roof of a seminary came down in Karak district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa province on Sunday morning, ARY News reported. According to rescue officials, the roof of the seminary located near Ali Khel Chowk of Sabirabad caved in, leaving students and teachers trapped under the debris. After learning about the incident, rescue teams and local residents rushed to the spot and started rescue operation. The officials said they have pulled out the…

Woman dies, two children hurt as roof collapses in Karachi

KARACHI: A woman was killed and her two children sustained injuries on Wednesday night after a roof of a dilapidated house collapsed in Korangi area of the metropolis. Reaching the spot, rescue teams recovered the body and injured from the debris, official sources said. The injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where the doctors have pronounced their condition stable and out of danger. The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old Nasreen. However, the identification of her two sons could not…

Three die, eight hurt in rain-related incidents in Lahore

LAHORE: At least three labourers were killed and two others wounded when the roof of a godown collapsed owing to heavy rainfall in Lahore on the Wednesday morning, ARY News reported. Police and rescue sources said that the iron roof of a godown at Raiwind road in the provincial capital of Punjab came down, leaving a labourer dead while four others critically injured. The injured labourers were rushed to a hospital where two more succumbed to their injuries, increasing the death toll to three. Those who died have been…