PESHAWAR, May 4: A woman and two children were killed and another child received injuries when roof of a room of their house caved in at Naudia Payan area on Friday night.
The deceased were identified as Ms Akhter Zaman, aged about 40, her 10 years old daughter Noor Eman and niece of her husband, Tanzeel, aged about three years.
Owner of the house Niaz Mohammad told the officials of the concerned Pishtakhara police station that he had gone to offer evening prayers and was away from home when the roof of one of the rooms caved in resulting in the death of his wife and daughter and his niece. Another of his niece, Noorul Haram, also received injuries and was taken to hospital. The inhabitants of the locality rushed to the spot after the occurrence and participated in the rescue work.