Elderly man struck dead by lightning

An elderly man died after he is believed to have been struck by lightning at his orchard in Kampung Kuala Jengai here today.

Abd Wahab Talib, 63, was found dead under a shelter at about 4 pm with wounds on the left side of his head and burn marks on the hair.

District Police chief Supt Baharudin Abdullah said the victim had gone to the orchard after Zohor prayers and when he did not return by 4 pm, his daughter went in search of him.

The victim’s body was sent to the Dungun Hospital, he said when contacted.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

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