Hajira Assistant Commissioner (AC) Waleed Anwar mentioned the incident happened on Sunday evening in Tahi Khakhriyali — the final village of Poonch district alongside the left financial institution of Poonch River.
Anwar mentioned that continuous rainfall over the previous few days had rendered the roof of the home, significantly the world over the veranda, fragile and weak. He added that two brothers and their respective households lived within the mud home.
As many as 14 individuals from each households, largely youngsters, have been sleeping within the veranda the place they have been buried underneath mounds of earth when the roof caved in, he mentioned.
Villagers gathered on the scene and recovered seven our bodies and as many injured from the particles although a sudden downpour hampered their efforts, the AC mentioned.
He added that the survivors have been rushed to a non-public hospital in Tatta Pani the place three of them succumbed to their wounds.
Those that misplaced their lives have been recognized as 60-year-old Syedi Begum, 36-year-old Noreen Begum, 13-year-old Sehar, 11-year-old Nabia, 35-year-old Waqar Begum, 13-year-old Zoya, 11-year-old Adisha, eight-year-old Asnad, six-year-old Zammad, and five-year-old Mubashar.
Among the many survivors have been 20-year-old Zoneer Ahmed, 18-year-old Faryal, six-year-old Anisa and two-year-old Zohaan.
In an announcement, AJK Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas expressed grief and sorrow over the lives misplaced and directed the officers involved to facilitate the affected households in burying the useless and treating the injured.
He as soon as once more urged the individuals, significantly these visiting AJK, to train excessive warning amid the cruel climate.
Like the remainder of the nation, AJK can also be within the grip of unrelenting rains which have swelled water channels and triggered landslides alongside many arteries, subsequently blocking or disturbing site visitors.