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ISLAMABAD: A religious teacher and her five students sustained injuries when a roof of a room caved in here on Friday evening.

Police said Sakina Bibi was teaching Quran to her students when the roof of her house at the Model Town in Sihala caved in.

The incident occurred after the wall of a nearby under-construction house collapsed on the room during a windstorm.

The room was located on the first floor of the teacher’s house. At the time of the incident, there were 15 students.

The neighbours retrieved the teacher and her students who were trapped under the debris. The teacher along with five students - Ali, 10, Zain, 6, Ujala, 10, Taimur, 6, and Sumbul, 10 - were injured.

Published in Dawn, May 31th, 2014