- A roof collapsed in Chilas’ Bunar Das neighbourhood.
- The family consists of a mother, four sons, and four daughters.
- Following the incident, the President and Prime Minister express their condolences.
The roof of a house collapsed in the Bunar Das neighbourhood of Chilas, Gilgit Baltistan, killing nine members of a family, according to authorities.
A mother and her eight children were among the nine people killed when the roof of their run-down home collapsed.
The family consisted of a mother, four sons, and four daughters, according to the authorities. They went on to say that the bodies had been extracted from the rubble.
In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Dr. Arif Alvi offered his deepest condolences to the victim’s family.
President Alvi prayed to Allah Almighty for the soul of the deceased to rest in peace and for the bereaved family to find the strength to bear the loss.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief over the incident in addition to condoling with the deceased family.
We are in mourning with the family. May Allah grant the departed a high place in Jannah al Firdous and grant the family patience, he said.