District: (Two minor sisters die in roof collapse during rain)


SIALKOT: Local labourer Mohammad Jamil’s two minor daughters were killed as the roof of their house collapsed during heavy rain in village Jaamkey-Qila Kalarwala, Pasrur tehsil here on Tuesday.

Reportedly, both the minor girls Saira (6 years old) and Saadia ( 4 years old) were sleeping in the room, when roof of the room suddenly caved in during heavy rain, killing both of them on the spot. Local people and rescuers of Rescue 1122 Sialkot pulled out the dead bodies from the debris.

Later, both of the deceased sisters were laid to rest in their native graveyard amid sobs and tears during the light rainy weather. A large number of people attended their funeral.

Meanwhile, Arsalan Ahmed (10 years old) was injured seriously as the wall of his house collapsed on him during heavy rain in village Achraan-Head Marala here Tuesday. He was admitted at Sialkot hospital in critical condition.