A heavy thunder strike has reportedly ended the lives of 5 persons in cross river yesterday, october 16, following a heavy rain in the area.
The sad incident reportedly occured at utanga market in Obalinku LGA of crossriver and has thrown residents into a state worry.
Photos of the incident which also featured a tree been affected by the thunder strike, was shared by a town member, vincent, on facebook.
Casualties of the strike include, two men, a woman and two children.
See graphic photos.
Recall that some time ago, a similar thunder was said to have also ended the lives of 23 cows belonging to one Mr kadiri, a herder in ekiti state, Read story here.
To this effect, the general public has been advised to seek safety especially during downpours accompanied with thunder and lightening