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Thunderbolt kills one in Ogun State

12 May 2015, 15:40

Ogun - One vendor was killed while four other people were hit by a thunderbolt in Ejila Awori Community High School, Ipatira, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Punch reports.

The unconscious bodies of the victims were discovered by a teacher of the school under a shade in the food vendors’ corner after they were struck by the thunderbolt.

Also read: Windstorm destroy over 100 houses in Zamfara

Four of the victims were said to have come around after a while but the fruit vendor remained unconscious.

Some Sango (god of thunder) worshippers were invited to the scene of the incident by the people of the community.

The devotees, after making some consultations, were said to have set up a shrine around the site where the victim died.

Read more at Punch

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