In a farming community at Assin North District of the Central region a 42-year-old farmer has been reported dead by thunder and lightning struck.
This tragic happened on Wednesday around 6: 30 pm. Apart from this man dying, there were four other peoples who also got injured.
Recounting the incident, a surviving victim Yaw Gyan told Kingdom FM‘s Osiadeyo Adu Gyamfi Marfo that, they were returning home after a hard-day- work at the farm when the rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorm and lightening begun.
So they run to a nearby house for protection and safety but all efforts was in vain
He further disclosed that, they were about 5 people who had come to that place for safety but the bright thunder light struck Kojo Donkor dead instantly and burnt his stomach through his waist while the others was seriously injured.
According to him an amount GH¢60.00 in Kojo Donkor pocket also got burnt in the process.
Kojo Donkor body has been deposited at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu.
Meanwhile, the four other victims, including an 8-year-old boy are currently receiving treatment at St Francis Xavier Hospital.
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