Residential house collapses in Poonch, 16 injured

POONCH — At least sixteen women were injured after a residential house collapsed in Khanetar village of Poonch district on Thursday.

The incident happened when people had assembled in the house of Zakir Hussain Shah of Khanetar village of the district to mourn death of a family member. Due to heavy load amid large presence of mourners, roof of the house collapsed, resulting in injuries to 16 women, an official said, according to news agency KNO.

He said, they have been shifted to hospital for treatment.