As many as five houses were gutted down in a massive fire that broke out in the Mawbah area of Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district on Tuesday evening.
The incident took place at around 7 pm.
According to reports, many cylinders exploded as a result of the blazing inferno.
On the other hand, two children have gone missing after the massive fire erupted.
The fire is suspected to have erupted due to a short circuit.
Meanwhile, the police and fire tenders reached the spot to douse the blazing fire.
Local MLA Mohendro Rapsang and UDP candidate Paul Lyngdoh visited the area.