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Rockslide In Ziarat Claims Six Lives

ZIARAT: Six people including a woman and five of her children in wee hours of Monday got crushed to death after a rockslide buried their home in Ziarat.

The heart-rending incident took place in city’s Zindah Pir Kali Syed Abad area situated between Harnai Sanjwai.

The ages of deceased minors ranged from two to four years. They identified as Qadeer, Ayub, Baseer, Naseeb and Bibi Hajra.

Miraculously, a two-year-old sibling of the minors escaped death despite the collapse of the entire house.

The rockslide took place due to intermittent rainfall in the area for the past few days, local administration said.

The incident took place in mid-night and Levies forces reached the spot for aid despite such severe weather conditions, local administration added.

Rescue sources said that the dead bodies were shifted the hospital.