More than 300 people from Mizoram stranded in Silchar

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Aizawl: More than 300 people from Mizoram stranded in Silchar.

The Mizoram government is making massive efforts to rescue the residents of the state, who have been stranded due to floods caused by incessant rains in the town of Silchar in Assam’s Kechhar district, a minister said on Wednesday.

State Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister Lalchamliana said about 320 people, including 16 Mizo, are currently trapped in a mission compound in Silchar due to the floods.

He said the government had sent a rescue team to Selcher to retrieve the stranded passengers.
“The government has learned that about 320 people, including 16 Mizo, are currently trapped in the Selcher mission compound due to the floods. We have sent a rescue team with boats to rescue the stranded residents. And bring them back, “Lalchamliana announced in a tweet.

He said the government was working hard with young Mizo Association (YMA) volunteers in Selcher.
Lalchamliana, who also owns a home portfolio, said the Kolaseb district superintendent of police was also sending vehicles to rescue stranded residents.

 

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