Karachi (Staff Report): At least eight children lost their lives while two others suffered injuries when the wall of a house collapsed in Sukkur's suburban area on Thursday.
The incident occurred in the Ghulam Sarwar Shinbani village at the home of Samoon Bhanbro.
According to locals, three families were living together in the home, whose walls had long started to disintegrate.
Among the children who died on the spot were seven-year-old Rukhsana, four-year-old Yaqoob, 12-year-old Faro, 12-year-old Rukhsana, nine-year-old Ghulam Akbar, six-year-old Manzooran, and four-year-old Sitaran, while 12-year-old Razia passed away during treatment.
Two children, namely two-year-old Dilshad and nine-year-old Sakhi Dino, received injuries and were taken to the nearby hospital by area residents. Emergency medical services were notified of the incident immediately but due to the area being located in the desert region, they could not reach timely.