RAJOURI Four persons including father-son duo and two brothers were killed while as three others were injured when a house collapsed in Rajouri district on Thursday.
Reports said that a two-storey house collapsed suddenly early morning at village Devlian in Kalakote area. In the mishap, seven persons got trapped under the debris of the house.
Soon after the incident, locals and police launched the rescue operation and retrieved all of them, they said.
Confirming it, Station House Officer (SHO) Kalakote Tahir Yousuf said that all the seven injured persons were immediately evacuated to Sub-District Hospital Kalakote where two of them namely Abdul Gafoor (30) his son Adil Gafoor (1) were declared brought dead by the doctors.
The other five persons were referred to GMC Jammu where two of them later succumbed to injuries. He identified the deceased brothers as Tareez Ahmad (17) and Nazarat Hussain (15) sons of Zakir Hussain.
The officer said that police has taken cognizance of the incident and accordingly probe has been initiated with regard to the incident.