Shillong,June 17: Four more rain-related deaths were reported from Garo Hills, on Friday.
Earlier on June 9, four persons were killed in landslide in Garo Hills.
“Heartbreaking news of 3 deaths due to flash floods in Baghmara & 1 death due to landslide in Siju in South Garo Hills District. I offer my deepest condolences to their loved ones”, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma tweeted.
The state government will release ex-gratia of Rs 4 akh to the next of kin of each of the deceased.
With Friday’s incident, the total number of deaths reported in the state is 13.