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February 15, 2018

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3 of a family die in Jamrud roof collapse

3 of a family die in Jamrud roof collapse

JAMRUD: Three member of a family were killed and six others sustained injuries when the roof of a house collapsed in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency on Wednesday, an official said.

Line Officer Khassadar Force Tehsinullah said the roof of the house of one Mubarak Shah collapsed in Ghundi area of Jamrud tehsil, trapping the inmates under the rubble.

As a result, the wife of Mubarak Shah, his son Waheedullah and a daughter Maria Bibi died on the spot. Six other members of the family including Mubarak Shah, his son Nazar Shah, Naseem Khan, Waseem Khan and daughters Nargis and Nawra Bibi sustained injuries in the incident.

He said the recent rains weakened the structure which led to the incident. He added that the locals and personnel of Khassadar force retrieved the bodies and shifted the injured to a hospital. The funeral prayers for the deceased were offered and laid to rest amid moving scenes.

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