Faisalabad: 10 killed, several injured as roofs of houses collapse due to heavy rain

Special Reporter

Faislabad: At least 10 people were killed in two separate incidents after the roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rain in Faislabad on Tuesday.

Heavy rains lashed the city and its surrounding areas last night, during which the roof of a three-room house in Tandlianwala collapsed.

Among those who died was a woman, her 13-year-old son, Mehdi Hassan, a 12-year-old boy Yasir, 10-year-old Khurram Shehzad, two girls Farzana and Jannat Bibi, and Bashir, 18, dead. Two more family members sustained serious injuries.

The second incident took place on Abbaspur Road in the Kangan area where the roof of the entire house collapsed following thunderstorms in the city, killing three siblings, 17-year-old Saira, 9-year-old Naseem Bibi, and 13-year-old Rizwan.

Moreover, four other people of the family including two girls were injured during the mishap. They were shifted to the hospital for treatment.