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Two of a family killed in Swat house collapse

Personnel of police and Rescue 1122 and local volunteers rushed to the spot and launched rescue activities

By Essa Khankhel
April 15, 2024
Rescue officials stand near an ambulance. — Facebook/Swat Emergency Rescue Service 1122/File
Rescue officials stand near an ambulance. — Facebook/Swat Emergency Rescue Service 1122/File

MINGORA: Two members of a family were killed when a landslide fell on a portion of their house in Pashtonai area in Matta tehsil in Swat district, Rescue 1122 officials said on Sunday.

They said that a portion of a house collapsed Pashtonai area after a landslide fell on it, burying the inmates under the debris alive.

The personnel of police and Rescue 1122 and local volunteers rushed to the spot and launched rescue activities.

Two children of the family identified as Majidullah, 12, and Asmatullah, 15, were rescued in injured condition after hectic efforts for hours. The injured were rushed to a local hospital but the succumbed to the injuries.