Boy killed, 2 others injured by lightning strike PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 September 2018 12:18

A 14-year-old boy was killed while two of his friends were injured after they were hit by lightning in Sitio Baluno, Barangay Salaan last Saturday.

The fatality was identified as Rovin Gaspar y Francisco, 14 years old.

Two of his friends, identified as Jomari Dela Cruz y Solis, 14; and Penic Quijano y Dela Cruz, 7 were injured and were brought to separate hospitals for treatment.

Investigation showed that the victims were playing in the rain at the barangay road of Sitio Baluno when lightning struck the watery pavement.

The three victims sustained burn injuries from the incident.

Gaspar reportedly died after a delay in taking the victim to a medical facility.