BAJAUR: Two children were killed and three wounded in rain-related incidents in Bajaur tribal district, Rescue 1122 officials and residents said on Friday.

They said roof of a room of a house collapsed due to heavy rain on Thursday night in Mena area of Mamond tehsil, wounding two children.

The locals retrieved the children from debris in critical condition. The children identified as Ameena, 12, and Halema, 7, died while being shifted to hospital.

Separately, three children were injured after a boundary wall of their house collapsed owing to heavy rain in Odigram locality of Salarzai on Thursday night.

Villagers and rescue officials said the children were passing by the wall when it collapsed.

Meanwhile, the district administration provided relief and edible items to the affected families.

Published in Dawn, August 13th, 2022

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