Countrywide heavy rain claims six lives


At least six children have been killed and four are missing in separate incidents due to countrywide heavy rains and flood in drainages.
Monsoon rains are continuing throughout the country and level of mercury has dropped in Interior Sindh cities of Sukkar, Dadu, Shikarpur, Meehar and Shahdadkot while an incident of roof collapse in Sandal Bar has killed two minor girls and electricity remained suspended in several areas.
Intermittent rain also continued in Jhang while a minor boy was killed when the wall of a house fell here on Kashmir road due to rain and gush.
Monsoon rains have brought down mercury in Lahore. In an incident, a Ching chee rikshaw fell in drainage and two children and a lady are still missing till the filling of the report.
A fiver year old child was killed as roof of a house caved in here in Muhalla Meena Khail, Lukki Marwat.