Lightning strikes woman dead in Agok

Lightning struck a thirty-year-old woman to death in Agok of Abyei Administrative Area on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses say the woman was hit by lightning in someone’s house where she was sheltering during rain.

The woman was rescued while she was still breathing but she succumbed to injuries a few hours later. She was on her way home with her daughter from the church.

The owner of the house and the children who were in the same house survived the incident, but the house got burnt.

Aliec Aguek said her children are doing well after they were forced out of the house by the lightning.