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Thunder kills family of three in Benue



A tragic incident occurred at Taraku Gwer local government area in Benue state on Saturday night, as a family of three were stricken to death by thunder. 

It was gathered that the family died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by a thunder, following a heavy rainfall on Saturday

The man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died in the incident which has thrown the entire community into mourning. 

An eyewitness, Peter Kembe told The Nation that the incident is the first of its kind in the village.