Family survives fall in Multan sinkhole
The dilapidated condition of Piran Gaib Road in Multan could be gauged from a strange incident in which a sinkhole appeared in the middle of the road from nowhere, gulping down a family of three, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The rescue officials in a timely action pulled out the fallen motorbiker, his wife and daughter from the sinkhole.
Reportedly, a several feet deep sinkhole appeared on Piran Gaib Road due to rains.
A man along with his wife and daughter left for a bakery on his motorbike. As soon as the family left the shop and sat on their bike, it fell into a sinkhole that suddenly appeared on the road. All three people along with their motorcycle fell down in the hole.
The rescue officials reached the spot on time and pulled them out. However, according to the eyewitnesses, the girl was rescued by the shopkeepers themselves.
The family members were slightly wounded in the incident. The rescue team sent them home after giving them the first medical aid.
A large number of people gathered on the scene. Police cordoned off the area after the mishap.
Reporter Yasir Majid