Girl, brother die as roof collapses after rain in Punjab’s Abohar town

Daily wager’s family was asleep when incident occurred; parents, youngest child hospitalised with injuries
The house after its roof collapsed in the Jammu Basti area of Abohar town, on Friday.(HT Photo)
The house after its roof collapsed in the Jammu Basti area of Abohar town, on Friday.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 21, 2020 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent

Bathinda: A 12-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother died when the roof of their house collapsed due to heavy rain in Abohar town on Thursday night.

Police said the family of daily wager Rinku was asleep when the incident occurred at Jammu Basti.

The parents and their youngest child, Sahil, 8, were injured and undergoing treatment at the civil hospital in Abohar.

The children who died were identified as Nisha and Aman. Sahil’s condition was stated to be serious.

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