Shillong(Meghalaya ) , June 17: Eight persons including a six-month-old child were killed in landslide in Mawsynram on Friday morning.
Among the eight people who died included five from Dangar, one from Betkora-A,one from Kenmynsaw and one from Ryngku after their houses collapsed due to landslide .
In Kenmynsaw, while a lady identified as Drit Byrsaw was killed, Her husband Robino Kynter is still missing. A search operation has been launched to locate him .
On receipt of the information, the teams from PWD, BDO, Fire & Emergency Services, Police and SDRF rushed to the incident sites .
According to a press release issued by East Khasi Hills district administration, in Dangar the five members of the same family who were killed have been identified as Kyllity Langpen (32), wife of Shanborlang Marak, their daughter Daphishisha Langpen (12), son Daskhemlang Langpen ( 5), daughter Dawanbiang Langpen (3), and a six -month-old infant .
In Boro Rynku, Sonali Banai (7), daughter of Prema Banai and Devi Banai was killed .
In Betgora A, the victim has been identified as Nathan Dejel Sangma (12), son of Heten Dopo Sangma.
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) June 17, 2022