2 killed in roof collapse incidents as rain lashes Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

PESHAWAR -- With the rain lashing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two people were killed and six injured in house and roof collapse incidents in different districts.

The Rescue 1122 said two deaths were reported in Mardan, while three people were injured in Peshawar, two in Mardan and one in Bajaur.

According to it, a woman and her one-year-old son were killed in Kohi Barmool area of Mardan district's Katlang tehsil after the roof of a room in their house collapsed on them.

After the incident, the rescue workers shifted the two with multiple injuries to a hospital in Katlang tehsil but the doctors declared the woman and his one-year-old son, Umar, dead.

The woman's husband, Waqar, and his another son, 3, were injured. They were under treatment.

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Also in the day, aman was injured after his house collapsed near Adil Chowk in Khar townof Bajaur tribal district due to torrential rain, first of the winter season.

The rescue workers identified the injured as Khanzada, 56, who was under treatment at a local health facility.

In Peshawar's Mankarao and Swati Phattak areas, three people suffered injuries in rain-related incidents.

The Rescue 1122 said a 35-year-old woman was injured after the roof of her house collapsed in Swati Phattak area, while a roof collapse incident injured two women in Mankarao area.

A view of the Naran Bazaar after snowfall on Saturday. - Dawn

Meanwhile, the police in Mansehra district stopped movement of vehicular traffic between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan and closed their checkposts in Kaghan valley until next the summer season following snowfall.

Balakot deputy superintendent of police Siraj Khan confirmed the closure of checkposts in Ghatidas, Barawai, Basal and Battakundi areas and said vehicles weren't allowed to move beyond Naran Bazaar due to heavy snowfall.

He said the Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road had been closed for the safety of people travelling between KP and GB.

The residents of Kaghan valley's upper parts, including Battakundi, Bassal, Barawai and Naran, began moving to summer destinations to escape the imminent harsh winter weather.

They said the valley beyond Kaghan town remained buried in snow bringing life a complete halt until next April.

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