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 bodies of three students and fifteen injured. The deceased and injured have been shifted to District Headquarter Hospital, Karak.
The deceased were identified as Shamus Ul Haq, Nasir Khan, and Ayaz Khan.
In a similar incident, three members of a family were killed when roof of their house had collapsed in Central Orakzai Agency yesterday. Bodies of wife of Haji Muhammad, his eight year old daughter Haleema Bibi and 10-year old son Abu Bakar were pulled out from under the debris.