Thunderbolts kill 11 [Archives:2004/759/Local News]

August 29 2004

Four people died on Monday July 26th in Hajah, when they were struck by thunderbolts accompanying heavy rain. With this, the death toll of thunderbolt victims in Hajah reaches 11 people and seven wounded from July 6th-25th, as well as causing cattle and property losses.
No awareness campaign has yet been conducted to teach villagers how to treat people in such emergencies or the 'do's and don'ts' when it is raining.