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Meghalaya CM takes boat to reach ravaged areas, IAF drops food

Shillong, June 22 (UNI) Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma on Wednesday took a boat to reach marooned and landslide ravaged areas in the South Garo Hills to ensure relief to the people.
The Indian Air Force also dropped 2.4 ton of food items and medicines at Mahesh Khola, a village between South Garo Hills district and South West Garo Hills district.
Several villages in South Garo Hills district and South West Khasi Hills district, bordering Bangladesh, remained completely cut off from the rest of the state for the last four days due to massive landslides and with two main bridges over the Simsang River at Karukol and Rongara connecting Baghmara, the district headquarters of South Garo Hills completely washed away.
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