Lightning strikes 12 cows dead in Delta state
At least 12 cows were reportedly hit by lightning in the Urhodo-Ovu community of Delta State’s Ethiope East local government area.
The herdsmen were seated near to the cows while others were taken to another area of the bush for grazing when lightning struck, killing over twelve of the cows, according to a source who spoke to The Nation.
According to the source, the herders were alarmed by the strange death of the cows and fled, only to return later.
The publication adds that before the day of the incident, the farm owners had at several times warned the herders to stop taking their cows to their cassava farms but they didn’t listen until the lightning strike happened.