Four women died and a teenage boy was injured as roof of a house collapsed here in Jacobabad in the wee hours of Saturday.

According to police, due to heavy rain roof of a dilapidated house located in ADC Colony suddenly came down.

The four women killed included a mother, her two daughters and another woman while a child sustained wounds.

The relatives and neighbours on self help basis dug out the bodies and injured from the rubble and shifted them to Civil Hospital Jacobabad where condition of the 12-year-old injured boy was also stated to be critical.