Lightning claims two lives in Delta community


Lightning struck and killed no fewer than two persons at Issele-Azagba community, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State.

The incident happened amid a torrential rainfall that was accompanied by thunder and lightning.

About 13 youths were said to be playing football at Osemeke Primary School field in the community when the incident happened.

It was gathered that one of the victims is a Point of Sale, POS, operator in the community.

A survivor of the lightning strike, simply identified as Sunday, is said to be in critical condition and has been admitted to a hospital in Asaba.

However, when contacted, the state police spokesman, Mr. Bright Edafe, could not confirm the incident, saying “we heard the rumour but it was not reported in any of our divisions.”

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