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2 die in roof collapse

Two people died while and two other received serious injuries when the roof of their dilapidated house collapsed in Gomti Bazaar, Tibbi City Police precincts on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as

2 die in roof collapse

Two girls died and five of their family members were injured when the dilapidated roof of their house collapsed because of rain in the Baghbanpura Police precincts on Monday. As the roof

5 people killed in roof collapses

At least five persons were killed and more than two dozens received multiple injuries in different incidents of roof-collapse, following heavy rain in different areas of provincial metropolis on Wednesday. In the

30 injured in roof collapse in Hafizabad

HAFIZABAD – At least 30 people were injured when the roof of a banquet hall collapsed in Chack Dewan Singh near Hafizabad. Reportedly, a marriage party of the daughter of Muhammad Bashir, a resident of Chak Dewan Singh, came from Nowshera Virkan. The marriage party was sitting in the hall when its roof collapsed. As a result, more then 30 members of the marriage party, including Aalimgir, Imran, Manzoor, Neelam, Shahida, Parveen, Muhammad Jameel, Muhammad Umar, Muhammad Hanif, Ashiq,

Three girls die in Attock roof collapse

ATTOCK – Three girls were killed when the roof of their house caved.
The incident took place in Pandi Gheb tehsil of Attock district at the house of Hafiz Hussain Ahmed when three girls were inside the roof when its roof collapsed due to breakage of its wooden beams.
All the girls, identified as Nadia, Samina and Sidra, died on the spot.

People buy less sugar as prices hit the roof

ISLAMABAD – With sugar prices having risen astronomically in the past one year, the country’s annual sugar consumption is expected to decline by up to 1 million tonnes to 3.2 million tonnes. An official source said this assessment had been made by the Ministry of Industries when it noticed that monthly sugar consumption had gone down from 350,000 tonnes to 270,000 tonnes.
The decline in sugar consumption is attributed to the commodity’s high price, currently Rs 75 per kilogramme,

Fire, roof collapse kill 2 minor siblings

LAHORE – Two minors died when fire erupted at a house at Gohava Colony located in South Cantonment police precincts at about noon on Friday. Fire erupted when minors, brothers, unmonitored by an elder, tried to light a stove.
The deceased were identified as Usman Muneer (7) and Adnan Muneer (5). According to Edhi officials Usman and Adnan were in their single room house, while their four elder brothers were playing outside and their mother, Samina, and father, Muneer, had gone

Federer takes the roof off in Qatar Open

DOHA – Roger Federer began the season which he hopes will see him add to his record 16 Grand Slam titles with a fighting win and a finish which took the roof off in the first round of the Qatar Open.
The tennis legend was forced to save three successive set points to get past Thomas Schoorel, an enterprising 21-year-old qualifier from The Netherlands, but then concluded the match amidst laughter and tumultuous applause for a shot which should get endless on-line video replays.