Natural disaster: Two dead, four hurt as roof caves in

The building’s top floor was poorly constructed.

APP June 30, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Two people died while at least eight others were injured when a roof collapsed in Pirwadhai area on Saturday.

According to reports, a three-story building’s roof came down due to heavy rain on Friday night in which two persons died and eight others were injured. The injured were shifted to PIMS for treatment while the deceased were handed over to their families after medico-legal formalities.

The building’s top floor was poorly constructed and had a faulty tin roof which caved in due to heavy rain, officials revealed.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 30th, 2013.


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