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Coconut seller struck by lightning  in Ho; Body abandoned at Scene

BY: KALD | Voltaonlinegh.com |

A coconut seller is feared dead after he was struck by lightning in Ho Monday (May 30, 2022)  afternoon.

The young man,  was said to be plying his trade under a mango tree, opposite  the Regional office of ECG, when he was struck by lightning  at about 4:00pm during a light rain.

Two other persons  who were in close proximity with the victim, were also affected.

the motionless body of the coconut vendor

Eyewitnesses told Volta Online,  personnel of the Ambulance Service who were called to the the scene,  conveyed the two other victims to the hospital, but left behind the coconut vendor.

Some grief-stricken bystanders said they were scared of touching the body, because of the superstitious nature of the incident.

As of the time of this report, the motionless body of the vendor was still at the scene, attracting attention from curious members of the public.

Source: www.voltaonlinegh.com

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