Two labourers were killed and several others injured when roof a dilapidated house caved in here on early Saturday.

According to details, roof of a house located near Darbar Adda Pirwdahi More Rawalpindi collapsed due to decrepit condition as the city received heavy rain at night.

As a result of the incident two labourers residing in the house died on the spot while several others received wounds.

The rescue personnel reached the scene soon after receiving the information and started rescue operation.

The bodies and injured labourers were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Police said that the labourers who became victim of the roof collapse belonged to different cities and they had hired the house for residence.