Tura ( Meghalaya ), Oct 6 : East Garo Hills District Poilice on Wednesday felicitated four young boys from Nongchram for their heroic act in rescuing as many as 16 survivors from the accident site at Ringdi River on the fateful night when an MTC bus plunged into the swollen river loosing control.
Sengrik D Sangma ,Nilbath D Sangma ,Walgrik M Momin and Jinjas D Marak. were felicitated at ceremony held today.
The young boys had witnessed how the MTC night bus plunged into the Ringdi River at Nongchram Sep 30 .
The boys risking their own lives immediately followed the bus on hearing the loud thud noise started rescuing survivors who were crying for help.