The deceased were identified as Sunil and his wife Rachna. Their three children are undergoing treatment at the hospital.

A couple died and their three children sustained injuries after roof of their house collapsed in Dwarka’s Kakrola area early on Monday morning.

The deceased were identified as Sunil (40) and his wife Rachna (40). They were declared brought dead by doctors at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya hospital.

The injured children Vaibhav, Gulshan and Gungun are under going treatment at the hospital.

Police said the elder son Vaibhav told them that the house was owned by his father. The T-iron used to hold the weight of the roof had become weak after water leakage due to consecutive rains, Vaibhav told Police and added that there was a layer of bricks on the roof to stop the water from leaking. The weak iron rods were unable to take the load and hence, the roof collapsed, he added.

A PCR call was received at 3.30 am under Dwarka North police station regarding the fallen roof at Hari Vihar near the Kakrola dairy area.

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