MARDAN: Three children of a family lost their lives when roof of a house collapsed in Mardan on Friday night.

Rescue sources said the incident happened in Mohib Banda area of Mardan where the roof of a mud-made house owned by Akhtar Zeb collapsed when members of the house were sleeping in the night. Akhtar Zeb’s three-year-old daughter Khushbu, two-year-old son Hamza and 13-year-old sister Shabina lost their lives in the tragic incident. Sources said the wife of Akhtar Zeb was also injured in the incident.

The Rescue 1122 teams and ambulances reached the site immediately and retrieved the bodies and the injured. The bodies and the injured girl were taken to hospital. The bodies were handed over to heirs after legal formalities.