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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Lightning Kills 4 People, 9 Cows In Bauchi!

No fewer than four people and nine cows were yesterday killed by lightning which struck two communities in Bauchi State.
It was gathered that the first incident, which occurred in Soro village, Ganjuwa Local Government Area, left two women and their two children dead.

It was gathered that the women were grinding corn with their babies strapped to their backs when they were struck by lightning, which killed them immediately.

In another tragedy, a family of cattle rearers lost some of their herd when lightning which struck at Dungulbi village of Bauchi Local Government Area killed 9 cows which belonged to one Hardo Mohammed Musa.

Mr Muhammadu said he had sent his boys to take the animals, which numbered about 70, for grazing.

"Unfortunately they ran back home to inform me about the incident and by the time I got there, 9 out of the cows were lying dead," he said.


  1. Just like that??? May their souls rest in perfect peace.


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