Shillong, June 22: The Indian Airforce helicopter dropped relief materials to the people affected by rain and landslide at Maheshkola, South West Khasi Hills, on Wednesday.
In a statement , the IAF said continuous rainfall in the state led to many places being cut off due to landslide besides washing away bridges.
“The IAF has been requested to provide airdrop of relief materials to villages of Maheshkola, Mahadev, and Siju. IAF has pressed into service three helicopters from ALG Shillong to drop the relief materials. Today six sorties were flown and 2.4 ton of load was landed at Maheshkola”, the IAF said.