A youth identified as Bankynmaw Lyngdoh Mairang died on the spot after he fell into a deep gorge at Mawmluh, Sohra today.
The youth, who worked as a labourer at Pala Resort, Sohra hailed from Nongmensong, Shillong.
According to reports, he went with his friend for sightseeing at Riat Nohkhlieh near Mawmluh at around 4 pm.
Suddenly he fell into the 200-foot ravine and died on the spot.
Police personnel from Sohra Police Station were able to retrieve his body after nearly three hours of efforts.