Reports coming from Benin say that a man has been struck to death by thunderbolt, while taking shelter under an uncompleted building.
According to eye witness who spoke with Jungle Journalist Media Limited, a young man identified as Edafe and his fellow workers had been caught in the evening rain, and decided to seek for shelter under an uncompleted building. When the thunder struck, Edafe was hit, and fell to the ground, while the other people, obviously rattled, took to their heels.
It was gathered that the in incident occurred at Asoro, near cattle market, Ekenwan Road, in the city.
When people approached the man, it was discovered that he had died from the bolt, and lay lifeless on the ground.
As at the time of filing this report, the State Police Command spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, could not be reached for comments.