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Three of a family die in roof collapse in Charsadda

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CHARSADDA: Three members of a family died and three others sustained injuries on Thursday when the roof of their house caved-in due to heavy rain in Behram Deri, an area of district Charsadda.

According to details, the roof of the house collapsed due to heavy downpour in the area, resulting in death of three including husband, wife and their daughter, while three of their kids also sustained injuries in the incident.

The rescue teams after being informed about the incident, reached the spot and moved the bodies to the hospital for medical treatment.

Yesterday, at least three people were killed while five others sustained wounds when the roof of a house collapsed in Okara in wee hours of Wednesday.

According to rescue sources, the incident occurred in Haveli Lakha neighbourhood of Depalpur tehsil.

Read also: At least 10 killed in rain-related incidents in Punjab

The roof of the house caved in because of rainfall, a rescue official had said, adding those killed in the roof collapse were minor girls. He said the incident occurred at a time when a wedding party was ongoing.

The deceased and injured were shifted to a nearby medical facility.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) at least forty-nine people have been killed and 176 others injured in rain related incidents across the country during current spell of heavy downpour.

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