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Lightning strike kills 2 farmers in Isabela

Jun Elias - The Philippine Star
Lightning strike kills 2 farmers in Isabela
Edwin Madduma, 41, and Wilson Figarola, 56, were preparing their farm for planting when lightning struck amid heavy rain.
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ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, Philippines — Two farmers died after they were hit by lightning in a rice field in Barangay Cabisera in this city on Tuesday.

Edwin Madduma, 41, and Wilson Figarola, 56, were preparing their farm for planting when lightning struck amid heavy rain.

The two were taken to a hospital where they were both declared dead on arrival.   

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