3 killed, nine injured in dome collapse

LAHORE: Three persons were killed and nine others sustained injuries when a dome of an under-construction mosque collapsed in Alhafeez Garden Manawan, here on Thursday.

Police said people were busy in work when the dome caved in, burying them all under the debris.

On receiving information, Rescue-1122 teams reached the spot and started rescue operation. They pulled the injured persons from under the debris and later shifted them to an area hospital. The dead were identified as Muhammad Sharif (40), Muhammad Mushtaq (45) and Muhammad Riaz (36), while the injured were Muhammad Ramazan, Imtiaz, Naveed, Nasir, Amir, Hafeez, Zafar, Yaseen and Rafiq.