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Lightning strikes farmer to death

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent

BUTUAN CITY – A lighting struck a 27-year old farmer who was tending his rice paddies in Purok 1, Barangay Panaytayon, Remedios T. Romualdez (RTR), in Agusan del Norte on Sunday afternoon.

The responding RTR Emergency Rescue Team (RERT) rushed the victim, Joylito Hapson Mondano, to Butuan Medical Center, here, but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.

The police report said that Mondano was at an open rice field during the thunderstorm after a heavy rain in Purok 1, Brgy. Panaytayon, at the said town, 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

It added that the victim, together with a certain Adonar B. Batukan were traversing the rice paddies when a series of lightning struck the area. (With reports from PNA)


About Ben Serrano

Ben Serrano covers Caraga for The Gold Star Daily, and is based in Butuan City.

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