Shillong: Latest news said that the Church of God, Quallapatty, was gutted with fire in the morning at around 4 am.
The fire engulfed all the Church building, Dr RB Dympep, Secretary of the Church said that he was informed at around 4.15 am this morning. He said that in the last few days there was a minor repairing of the 100 old church which include electricity.
Bah Dympep, while speaking to this reporter, said that the reason behind the fire is not known.
Other reports said that two persons died in a nearby residential area from the above incident. They are Kong Reliable Laloo (70) and her husband Bah Diameren Basaiawmoit (60).
According to Bah Martamlin Pyrbot, Rangbah Shnong of Qualapatty, the two persons have left their room earlier, but after few minutes they returned back to their room which is in the four storey building, but later when they are to come out of their house, the ladder was totally burnt and then the huge fire have catched the couple in their room.