Lightning kills a farm worker in Arakan

(Narinjara News, 10 July 2014)

The incident took place in the village of Tin Nyo.

The incident took place in the village of Tin Nyo.

A farm worker was killed and four other injured when the lightning struck them at Tin Nyo  village of Mrauk U township in Arakan.

The incident took place on Tuesday noon, said the police source.

The victim is identified as U Tun Aye,  son of  UAye Tun from Outtha Gan village under the same township. The injured individuals include the land-owner U Aung Kyi with three other villagers.

U Tun Aye was buried at his village graveyard next day, said his relative from Tin Nyo  village.

According to the police source, a thunderbolt hit the farm area when all of them were working and U Tun Aye died on the spot. The others felt unconscious for some time. Later they were shifted to the village and presently all of them are out of danger.

Related Posts Eleven alleged terrorists arrested in Maungdaw 75,828 voters will vote in 137 polling stations in Ann Township Ceremony held in Sittwe Port for transfer of Kisspandi 1 from Japan Arakan State’s residents protest against the government’s citizenship verification process Kyauktaw fire destroys 41 fuel shops and 4 shops, causes 490 million kyats in losses