In a tragic incident on February 28 at around 2.15 pm a person named Kyntiewdor Wahlang, aged about 35 years who was officiating as DEO cum typist in the office of the Executive Engineer PWD Roads, Mairang Division passed away due to drowning in Mawphanlur Lake. He was part of a group of 30 people who went to picnic to the tourist spot.
As per eyewitnesses, he and a friend of his took the kayak without the permission of the Mawphanlur Integrated Village Cooperative Society and without wearing any life jacket and his kayak capsized. Unfortunately none of the members of the Mawphanlur IVCS were present during the incident.
They were away since today is a market day in Markasa. The body has not been retrieved yet. The fire and emergency people are doing the search operation.*
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