Two killed, five injured in roof collapse incident in Bajaur

KHAR: Two persons were killed and five others injured when roof of their house collapsed due to rain in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur district on Thursday morning.
The injured have been shifted to district headquarters hospital Khar.
Earlier on Monday, four persons of a family were killed and two others got injured when roof of a mud house caved-in in a far-flung village in Yar Hussain region, Tehsil Razaar of district Swabi. The incident occurred in Sano Mera area of Union Council Sodher, situated in the jurisdiction of Yar Hussain police station. Sarfraz Khan, the poor farmer who got injured in the roof collapse told media persons in the hospital that the recent four-day excessive rains had weakened the mud walls and roof of the house but they were not expecting such an incident.
Narrating the incident, he said that when roof of the house caved-in, they started crying which alerted the neighbours who rushed for the rescue work.
The people extracted the dead bodies from the mud debris. The local police had also reached the spot. The four injured people have been shifted to Bacha Medical Complex Shahmansoor where the doctors said that they were in serious condition.
The deceased were identified as Sarfaraz’s wife, his 12-year-old son Abdullah, 11-year-old daughter Marwa, and one and half year old Mahnoor. Sarfaraz and six-year-old Danish got injured.


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