5 killed,7 injured in roof collapse incidents

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LAHORE, July 17 (APP): Five people, including three
children, were killed and seven others injured in roof
and wall collapsed incidents due to heavy rain in the
city on Sunday.

According to Rescue 1122 spokesman, four children
were coming homes from a seminary when the wall of a house  collapsed and fell on them on Bund Road.

On information, Rescue 1122 reached the spot and pulled
them out from the debris but Hamza, Umer and Mehak (five
to 10 year old) died instantly while six year old Affaq was
injured and shifted to the Jinnah Hospital.

Meanwhile, the roof of a house collapsed in Icchra
as Yousaf and his wife Naila came under the debris. Rescue
1122 shifted the injured to a local hospital where
Yousaf died.

Separately, the roof of a house collapsed on Wahdat
Road, Multan Chungi and six people trapped under
the debris.

Rescue 1122 reached the spot and shifted the injured to a
local hospital where Ali,20, died.

The injured have been identified as Iqbal,35, Akhtar,32,
Arshad,23, Munir, 50, and Taimoor,25.