sialkot - Six persons of the same family including a woman and four children were killed and two others sustained critical injuries when roof of a room of their house caved in during heavy rain here in China Chowk-Gujjar Town locality late Saturday night.

According to rescue sources, the family of a local milkman Muhammad Iqbal was asleep in a room of their house. All of sudden its roof caved in, killing the milkman’s wife Sakeena Bibi (45) and her four children including 10-year-old Nasir, 12-year-old Akhtar, nine-year-old Arsalan, seven-year-old Bisma and another kid five-year-old Mubashar. Two other members of the family sustained multiple injuries. Rescue 1122 rescuers pulled out the dead bodies and injured from the rubble and shifted to Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital Sialkot. The rescuers said that the incident occurred due to heavy rain.