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11 killed due to heavy rains in Pakistan

Saturday, Mar 19, 2016,13:15 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Peshawar | At least eleven more people were killed in two separate incidents of house roof collapse triggered by torrential rains in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar. In the first incident which occurred in Gundal village of central Kurram agency, six people including five children and a woman, were killed when the roof of their room collapsed.

In other incident, five people of the same family were killed and two injured when roof of their house caved-in, killing all the people in Taimer village in Dir lower district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa. Local residents launched a rescue operation amid heavy rains and thunders.

Last night, at least seven members of a family were killed in house collapse due to heavy rains here. Over 60 people have been killed and several others injured in Pakistan due to accidents triggered by torrential rains wreaking havoc in the country.

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