Two killed in roof collapse in Lahore

LAHORE: Two people were killed when the roof of a house collapsed due rains along Bedian Road in Lahore, police said Saturday.

Rescue 1122 team and police rushed to the scene and conducted rescue operation. There were hue and cry in the area soon after the incident. The bodies were shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities. No case could be filed till filing this report.

Johar Town area of Lahore recorded the highest rainfall of 66 mm, while airport recorded 7 mm, Gulberg 13.5 mm and Lakshmi Chowk 3 mm. Most of the areas of Lahore city, Shahrah Quaid-e-Azam, Canal Road, Canal Bank Scheme, Garhi Shahu were also covered with clouds.

On the other hand, heavy rain in Chishtian city and its surrounding roads have turned into rivers. Due to the rain, the incompetence of the administration has been revealed.

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