Lagos Lightning Bolt Kills Woman, Injures Her Child

By 11:30 Mon, 08 Jun 2020 Comments

A woman (name withheld) died after she was struck by lightning in the Idumota area of Lagos state.

The woman’s child was also struck by lighting.

 Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, confirmed this on Monday.

He said the child was rushed to the hospital after he was “left to die” by the people in the community.

Ojukwu said: “The child who was struck by thunder has a sibling too. The mother of the child struck by thunder was also struck and she died.

“The child is currently receiving treatment at the hospital.”



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