SHILLONG | Feb 07, 2019:

In a tragic incident, a tourist hailing from Andhra Pradesh drowned while swimming in Rainbow Falls near the famous Living Root Bridge on Thursday morning.

It was informed that the deceased, identified as 20- years old Ravi Chandra, had gone to the Living Root Bridge and decided to take a dip at a nearby Falls when the mishap happened.

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Police informed that his body was recovered at around 3 pm today and will be released to his family members after post-mortem.

It may be mentioned that this is not an isolated instance of tourists drowning in rivers and streams in Meghalaya.

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Last year, two youths including one from West Bengal drowned at Janailar stream in Sohra after attending NH-7 Weekender.



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