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Tourist dies inside Mawsmai cave


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By Our Reporter

Shillong: In an unfortunate mishap, a tourist hailing from Kolkata died after a fall inside the Mawsmai cave in Sohra on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Ujjal Ghosh (54), son of Late Pannalal Ghosh of GLT Road, Kolkata.

According to police, the deceased, who was part of a group of tourists from Kolkata, fell inside the cave after suffering from dizziness. The postmortem will be conducted at the Shillong Civil Hospital by Thursday, it was informed.

Police also said that the relatives of the deceased have already been informed of the incident.

Earlier this year, a 25-year-old English tourist Christina Louis Reed from the UK was swept away by strong upstream currents of the Umkynsan River near Sohra. Her dead body was recovered from the Pung Ringniang area a few days later.


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