Farmers killed in lightning strike PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 16 June 2018 13:29

Two farmers were killed while their companion was injured after they were struck by lightning at Barangay Bulawan, Payao Municipality, Zamboanga del Sur last Thursday.

A report from the Police Regional Office-9 said that the farmers were working at the rice field amid a heavy downpour when they were struck by lightning.

Police said that fatalities, 49-year-old Ranilo Navarro Sr. and 27-year-old Michael Castillo, died on the spot.

Their companion, 22-year-old Eric Labao Dela Cruz, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. (Dan Toribio)