Roof collapse kills one in Lahore


LAHORE: At least one person was killed as roof of a house collapsed in Raiwind area of Lahore after heavy rain.


The incident occurred in Ali Raza Abad area of Raiwind due to the dilapidated state of the roof.

Rescue team said that 47-year-old Zulfiqar died after being entrapped in the rubble.

Atleast 17 people were injured a day before in countrywide roof collapse mishaps.

Heavy rains have lashed across the country from the past few days and will continue till Tuesday evening.

Met office has warned that downpour may trigger flash flooding and landslides in the vulnerable areas of Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.