1 dead, 3 in­jured from light­ning strike in Moises Padilla

Sun Star Bacolod - - Front Page -

ONE PER­SON was killed while three oth­ers were wounded when they were struck by a light­ning in Barangay Odiong, Moises Padilla yes­ter­day morn­ing. Au­thor­i­ties iden­ti­fied

the fa­tal­ity as 40-year-old Zaldy Marfil, while the three in­jured have yet to be iden­ti­fied as of press time as they were im­me­di­ately rushed to a hos­pi­tal fol­low­ing the in­ci­dent.

Based on the in­ves­ti­ga­tion con­ducted by the lo­cal of­fi­cials, the vic­tims who are all farm­ers were head­ing to their fields in or­der to har­vest their crops when they sud­denly ex­pe­ri­enced a sud­den down­pour.

The vic­tims then de­cided to can­cel their ac­tiv­ity and in­stead re­turn home. On their way home they were struck by light­ning caus­ing the im­me­di­ate death of Marfil.

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