Mud house collapses in Poonch, 7 of family injured

JAMMU: At least seven members of a family sustained injuries when a house collapsed due to incessant rains in Surankote area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The mud house of one Mohammad Rafiq, collapsed on Friday evening due to which seven members of his family got trapped at village Klar Katal in Surankote, a police official here said.
He said that locals along with police launched a rescue operation and evacuated all injured persons and shifted them to Sub-District Hospital Surankote.
The injured were Zubair Ahmad, Javid Ahmad, Danish Ahmad, Aliyas Ahmad and their mother Sakina Kounsar, wife of Liyaqat Ali.
Shamima Akhtar, daughter of Mohammad Rafiq and Rashima Bi, wife of Mohammad Rafiq out of which two critically injured were referred to the District Hospital Rajouri for specialised treatment, he added.