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Lightning strikes twice, kills 2 in Philippines

Lightning strikes twice, kills 2 in Philippines

Police say lightning strikes have separately killed two people in the northern and central Philippines within hours of each other.
Police say 73-year-old Mauricia Sacuebo was walking in a rice field in central Iloilo province when she was struck Tuesday and declared dead on arrival at a hospital.
That same evening, lightning hit fishery worker Rodel Asurias as he was repairing a floating fish cage in Taal Lake in northern Batangas province.
Senior Inspector Moises Espinelli says a guard and a manager were with the victim but were not hurt.


Updated : 2021-03-04 23:29 GMT+08:00