Lightning Strikes Imo Student dead

A 20-year-old first-year student of the Imo State University Owerri (IMSU), Chiamaka Obodo, has died after she was reportedly struck by lightning following torrential rains.

It was gathered that the victim was making a call with her phone inside her parents’ house when the lightning struck. She died on the spot before any help could reach her.

According to a report by DailyPost, the development has caused tension in the community.

A resident explained that the undergraduate was inside when the lightning suddenly enveloped the community with the accompanying thunder, killing her. He said the deceased body has been deposited at the nearest morgue.

A family source also disclosed that late Chiamaka was addicted to her phone, revealing that her body would be laid to rest on Friday, June 17, 2022.

He said, “The lightning was like an electric spark and a heavy thunderstorm which shook the entire community and by the time we know it, people have been screaming in front of the deceased house after discovering that she has been str#ck by the lightning.”

1 thought on “Lightning Strikes Imo Student dead

  1. Hmmm .my sister was not making calls…she wasn’t even with the phone, just that she placed the phone somewhere and was watching movies

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