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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 shifted them to a hospital.

Earlier in October, at least six people were killed and five others had sustained injuries in a roof collapse incident in Bajaur Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA).

The incident had occurred in Khaar town of the agency. All the deceased and injured belonged to the same family.



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