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Posts published in “Day: May 10, 2019”

3 workers drowned inside 60 ft well

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, May 9: Three labourers engaged in digging a well in Diengiong village near Mawdiangdiang, East Khasi Hills district, died on Thursday after they were trapped inside it. According to police, the incident occurred between 10:30 am and 11:20 am. East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police (SP), Claudia A Lyngwa informed that initially one labourer had ventured inside the 60 feet well to fit a hume pipe. According to Lyngwa, while he was at work water started gushing out and he started gasping for breath and cried out for help. Seeing his colleague in trouble his fellow…