4 struck by lightning in Nghe An
VietNamNet Bridge – Four members of a family, including an 18-month-old baby, were struck by lightning on Monday afternoon inside their house in central Nghe An Province’s Quy Hop Commune.
A doctor examines for Nien at the health centre.— Photo: VNN
The victims include Sam Thi Nien, 79; Lo Thi Dao and Truong Thi Ha, both 21, and 18-month-old Sam Khai Minh. They fainted immediately as lightning struck their house. However, Dao regained consciousness soon and called out to neighbours for help.
The victims were rushed to Quy Hop Health Centre for treatment. Their condition is stable.
In another instance, a 20-year-old man was killed after being struck by lightning on Sunday in Chau Phong Commune as he was sitting in his house and playing games on his mobile phone while it was charging.