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1 dead, 5 hurt in lightning strike

John Unson (The Philippine Star) - June 25, 2021 - 12:00am

SOUTH COTABATO, Philippines — A villager was killed while five others were injured when lightning struck amid heavy rains in Polomolok on Wednesday.

Police identified the fatality as Edwin Cabisares.

Rolando Alcuizar, Cabisares’ siblings Kessia and Carlwyn along with their relatives Rachel and Renaldo suffered burns and were brought to a hospital for treatment.

The victims were fixing the roof of their house when the accident occurred.

The municipal government of Polomolok is providing assistance to the victims.

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