LAHORE - Eleven persons were injured as the roof of a local hotel collapsed at Suggian police picket, Madrasa Wali Ghaati, here on Thursday.

Police said various people were sitting in a hotel when the roof collapsed suddenly. As a result all the persons were buried under the debris.

On getting information, vehicles of Rescue 1122 reached the spot and started rescue operation. The rescuers pulled  the persons from debris and shifted them in Mayo Hospital for treatment.

Three persons identified as Muhammad Rafique (48), Shahzaib (20) and Amir (34) were provided first aid on the spot. The injured shifted to hospital were identified as Muhammad  Imran (24), Hussain Mukhtar (22), Azmat (35), Asad Abbas (26), Ali Haider (21), Mustafa (26), Muhammad Bilal (27) and Hammad (17).

Meanwhile, the Rescue 1122, provided emergency  services to 676 victims of 876 accidents in the province  during the last 24 hours. The statistics show that 220 accidents were reported in Lahore with 212 victims, 87 in Faisalabad with 99  injured and 75 in Multan with 93 victims.

According to the data, 750 motorbikes, 123 auto-rickshaws, 81 motorcars, 44 vans, 10 passenger buses, 31 trucks and 118 other types of vehicles and slow-moving carts were involved in the said road accidents.