Two children of a family were killed and seven others injured when roof of an under-construction house caved-in in Bhimbher district of AJK here on Monday, police said.

The deceased were identified as four-year-old Faizan Shakoor and his younger sister two-year-old Laiba Shakoor besides grievous injures to seven other members of the family in the house-collapse incident in Choki Drawani village of Samani valley of Bhimbher district, local police officer Malik Khalid told the media Monday evening.

The injured include three women and four men. The house, belonging to one Muhammad Riaz was under-construction. But at the same time, a family was living in a portion of the house. The injured were admitted to local hospital.