SHILLONG, Aug 23: In a horrific accident at Mawlein Mawkhan village under Umiam Police station, two children were killed when a speeding vehicle crashed into their shop.
The incident happened in the morning at around 10 am. The two children died on the spot. The victims were identified as Albert Syngkli (10) and Riciful Syngkli (3). They were kids of Arji Syngkli and Bilan Jyrwa - residents of Nongthymmai. The family had taken the shop on rent at Mawlein Mawkhan village. According to eyes witness, the children were playing outside the shop when the mishap took place. The vehicle bearing registration number ML 05 F - 6313 damaged the shop badly. The driver of the vehicle fled from the scene.