Family of three killed by thunder strike in Benue

An entire community in Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state was thrown into mourning on Saturday night, as a family of three were killed by thunder strike.

A man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by a thunder, folllowing a heavy rainfall on Saturday.

An eyewitness, Peter Kembe told The Nation that the incident is the first of its kind in the village.


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