The SDRF rescues ten locals from flood-hit pynthor Ialong Area of WJH District

Ialong. May 27: The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) yesterday rescued 10 (ten) locals from Ialong village in West Jaintia Hills, who were marooned by the sudden flooding of Wah Myntdu river following heavy and incessant rains in the State.

The SDRF team comprising of 11 personnel was led by Sub Inspector Tesland Mukai and left Shillong at 1515 hrs for West Jaintia Hills district after receiving information about the incident.

Arriving at Ialong village at 1715 Hrs, the SDRF team took over from the local rescue efforts initiated by local residents and Fire & Emergency Rescue Service team and commenced the rescue operations immediately.

The operation which was supervised by Shri B. Warjri, District Home Guards Commandant, West Jaintia Hills, lasted for two hours and saw the team successfully rescuing 10 (ten) local residents from the flooded Pynthor Ialong area.

 

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