PESHAWAR – Five persons of a family were killed and three others were injured when the roof of a house was collapsed in Sittian area of Peshawar here on Tuesday night. Sources said that the incident occurred due to dilapidated condition of the house. Soon after the incident, the local people and rescue workers rushed to the site and jointly started rescue activities. The rescue workers removed the debris from the victims and shifted the injured persons to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. District Coordination Officer Peshawar Javed Marwat said that total eight persons including a couple and their children came under the debris of the collapsed house. Those killed in the incident were identified as Meraj Gul, the owner of the house, his wife, five-year-old Ismail, three-year-old Salman and 14-year-old Naila while three other children identified as Ajmal, Sedra and Bilal were injured. The condition of the injured children is stated to be stable.