Peshawar: At least 10 members of a family were killed and three others injured when the roof of a house collapsed after a fire broke out in a mountainous area of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday. Rescue personnel provided this information.
Officials in Seri Patan area of Kohistan district said the fire broke out in a house due to a short circuit. Rescue officials from Kohistan and Shangla districts said all the victims belonged to the same family. The injured were admitted to the hospital. And the dead bodies have been sent to the hospital.
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Most of the houses in the mountainous areas of the province are made of wood. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Haji Ghulam Ali and Caretaker Chief Minister Mohammad Azam Khan expressed grief over the incident. (agency)