Sunday, February 25, 2024

Construction worker killed in Ri Bhoi

Date:

Share post:

spot_img

NONGPOH, Jan 28: A 25-year-old worker, who was engaged in the ongoing construction work of the Dwarksuid Bridge at Umroi Bypass, was killed on Thursday after falling into the Umiam River.
According to a statement on Thursday, the worker, identified as Reno Thawmuid, fell into the river when he was trying to cross the bridge.
“As per sources, the incident happened at around 11:25 am on Thursday, when Reno Thawmuid was performing his duty as usual. As he was trying to cross the bridge through a bamboo, he fell into the Umiam River and drowned,” the statement said.
Although Thawmuid was rushed to Bhoirymbong CHC subsequently, the doctors declared him brought dead.
The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has, meanwhile, apprised Ri Bhoi Police of the tragedy.

spot_img

Related articles

Blaze wreaks havoc on Bar Association; valuable legal papers reduced to ashes

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, Feb 24: A massive fire blazed through the 111-year-old Assam-type structure housing the Shillong Bar...

We lost our office and memories today: Lawyers

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, Feb 24: City-based lawyers watched helplessly as towering flames consumed their place of employment and...

Govt earns over Rs 34 cr from coal auction in WKH

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, Feb 24: The state government has earned a revenue of over Rs 34.93 crore by...

KSU wants govt to ensure safety of border residents

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, Feb 24: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Sunday asked the Assam and Meghalaya governments...