MULTAN - All members of an ill-fated family, father, mother and their two children, lost their lives when the roof of their room caved in and they all buried alive here in Sameejabad area in wee hours of Tuesday, Rescue 1122 sources said. The deceased were identified as a labourer Asghar, his wife Nasreen, nine-year-old son Mubashir and seven-year-old daughter Kanwal. Rescue 1122 sources suspected that the roof collapsed sometimes in the night but no one knew about the incident. The incident came to the notice of the residents of the area when the children of a neighbour went to the house of Asghar to take his son and daughter to school. They knocked at the door repeatedly but no one replied. Getting suspicious, a neighbour jumped over the wall and came to know that all the inmates were buried alive, a resident of the area told journalists. He said that the house was in a dilapidated condition but Asghar could not get it renovated due to poverty. The residents of the area joined hands with the rescue workers to recover the inmates. However, all of family had lost their lives when they were recovered.