PESHAWAR - Three persons including two children and a woman were killed and another sustained injuries when roof of a house collapsed in Academy Town area.

Local sources said that Malak Barakatullah owned the house however a tenant Ibrahim who is an afghan national was living there on rent.

The incident occurred at 6am early in the morning when most members of the house were sleeping. The tragic incident claimed the lives of three persons and injured one other.

It was too late when rescue 1122 staff reached the site to retrieve the trapped persons inside the debris, however local neighbours contributed voluntarily in the rescue operation and took out one person in injured condition. The killed persons were identified as Saba Gul (05), Usman Ali (02) and their mother Najeeba wife of Ibrahim. The injured Subhanullah was shifted to Khyber Teaching Hospital for medical treatment where his condition was stated to be stable.