Thunderbolt kills man in Buthidaung

Buthidaung, Arakan State:  A young man was killed by lightning strike at Maunu Para (village) under the Paungdaw Pyin village tract of Buthidaung north, Arakan    (Rakhine) State on September 16, said Abdullah from the locality.  The deceased was identified as Dil Mohamed (48), son of Abu Talek, a resident of aforesaid village.

Witnesses said a streak of thunderbolt struck Dil Mohamed while he was working in his yard at about 11:00 am, leaving him dead on the spot, according to his relative.

The dead body was brought to Buthidaung general hospital for postmortem, said an elder from the locality who did not identify his name.

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