CHARSADDA  - At least five members of same family died and two others sustained injures when the roof of their mud-house caved due to heavy rains in the city yesterday.

According to details, the roof collapsed when the family of one Mohammad Khan was asleep in their house situated at Kopar village.

Resultantly, five members identified as Asghar, Fatema, Denyara, Saima and the wife of Mohammad. While two others Khadeja and Abidullah wounded in the incident. Local people of the area carried out rescue activities and shifted the dead bodies and the injured to the nearby Rural Health Center.

However, both the injured were referred to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, as they were stated to be critical. It is worth mentioning that according to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) at least 36 persons have so far died in the rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and more than 45 injured, besides damaging standing crops and houses.