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Church Fire incident: Local residents blame delay of fire services for death of elderly couple

church of God Qualapatty

SHILLONG | Nov 17, 2019:

The local residents of Qualapatty in Shillong have expressed their anguish over the “negligence” of the State Fire Services, which they claimed had led to the untimely death of an elderly couple in a raging fire which engulfed the century-old building of the Church of God today morning.

MDC Sofiur Rehman in trouble once again; FIR filed against him for “rash driving”

accident, mdc, Sofiur Rehman

TURA | Nov 08, 2019:

Making headlines again and for the wrong reasons, the MDC of Balachanda, Sofiur Rehman landed in trouble yet again after a resident of West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya filed an FIR against him for rash driving which almost cost the complainant.

Three school-going children drown in fish pond in NGH

drowning case

TURA | Nov 1, 2019:

In a tragic incident, three school children (all cousins), with the eldest being merely 6 years of age, drowned in a fish pond at Miapara village near Manikganj under Mendipathar PS in North Garo Hills district of Meghalaya on Tuesday, Oct 29 at about 3 pm.

One dead, 20 BSF jawans, driver seriously injured in accident in EJH

accidents in jaintia hills

SHILLONG | Oct 30, 2019:

One person lost his life and at least 20 BSF jawans and a civilian (driver) were seriously injured after an ‘over-speeding’ bus went offroad and fell in a 100-feet deep gorge at Umtyraa in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya on Wednesday at around 4.30 pm.

Two shops gutted in fire in Jadi Bazaar in South Garo Hills

fire incident

TURA | Oct 25, 2019:

Two shops in Jadi Bazaar in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya were gutted in a fire which broke out this afternoon at around 2.30 pm due to a short circuit. However, the timely intervention by the Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) of the Nongalbibra Fire Service team ensured minimal damage.

Two brothers, cousin killed in road accident in Umsning by-pass, another injured

SHILLONG | Oct 12, 2019:

In an unfortunate incident, two brothers along with their cousin were killed on the spot while another person was seriously injured in a major road accident at Umsning By-pass on Saturday wee hours around 3 am.

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