A man died and eight including seven children sustained injuries when roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rainfall here in Gujranwala on Monday.

According to rescue sources, Suleman and his family were busy in preparing for the fast at Sehri time when roof of his house at Khyali Madni road came down due to heavy rainfall on Sunday night.

Suleman along with his wife and seven children got trapped under the rubble who were later pulled out with the help of locals and rescue teams. They were shifted to DHQ hospital where Suleman succumbed to his injuries.