Information reaching us has it that, A forty-year-old man, identified as Kojo Adu died instantly at Assin Akropong in the Central Region after he was struck by lightning.

His stomach and an amount of GHC60.00 in his pocket were burnt in the process.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu.

Four other victims including an 8-year-old boy are currently receiving treatment at St Francis Xavier Hospital.

According to sources, the victims were returning from the farm Wednesday evening when rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorms and lightning began.

They were forced to run to a nearby house for shelter, however not long after, lightning struck the deceased killing him instantly and seriously injuring the 4 others.


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