Lightning kills seven of same family in Khushab

10:00 AM | 20 Feb, 2016
Lightning kills seven of same family in Khushab
SARGODHA (Web Desk) - Four women among seven people from the same family were killed in devastating lightning strike a double-storey house at Khushab’s Purana Chowk here on Saturday, Radio Pakistan reported.

As per media reports, the ill-fated house's roof collapsed when lightning hit it badly and upon this all the family members trapped under the rubble. As result, seven people including four women and two children died in the mishap whereas nine others sustained severe wounds and were shifted to hospital, rescue official said.

The deceased have been identified as Umar Daraz, his wife Razia, eight-year-old Kinza, 15-year-old Farooq, 10-year-old Abdul Rauf, 13-year-old Sobia, seven-year-old Nauman and 17-year-old Sonia.