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    National level woman cricketer killed, 3 missing in Meghalaya landslide

    Nonstop rain since Monday has left a trail of devastation and incidents of landslide across Meghalaya

    GUWAHATI: Two women cricketers including a national-level one- Razia Ahmed were killed and three others went missing after a massive landslide triggered by incessant rainfall hit their houses at Mawnei in Meghalaya‘s East Khasi Hills district on Friday.

    Bodies of cricketers Ahmed, who played for the state at the national level, and Ferozia Khan, a local player, were dug out from the debris. Razia had represented the state in various national-level tournaments since 2011-12.

    Nonstop rain since Monday has left a trail of devastation across the state. Landslides were reported from several areas across the state.

    Earlier, two workers engaged by the police in clearing the debris in Shillong too died on Thursday.

    South Garo Hills was cut off from West Garo Hills on Thursday after the Dumnikura Timber Bridge located on NH-62 directly connecting the two districts got washed away.


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