ROXAS City – A man died and another was injured after they were hit by lightning in Malocloc Sur, Ivisan, Capiz.
Residents Frederick Medalla and Fredy Uadan were crossing a fish pond dike when lightning struck around 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 7, said Ivisan police station chief Leonindo Tayupon.
“Mapauli na ini sila halin sa punong nga ila gina ubrahan kag samtang nagalakat sila sa pilapil hinali nga nagkilat. Inigo si Medalla kag napuruhan gid, samtang si Uadan gamay lang nga sunog sa lawas ang naangkon,” Tayupon added.
Uada and Medalla were rushed to the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital in this city where the attending physician declared the latter “dead on arrival.”
Uada, meanwhile, was discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment.
Parts of Capiz province on Saturday has experienced thunderstorm when the incident happened./PN