Lightning kills two, injures three in central Vietnam

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Lightning accompanying a heavy rain killed two and injured three others in the central province of Quang Nam Sunday.

 

One of the victims, Nguyen Tan Thuan, 35, was killed on the spot while he was doing farming, according to local authorities.

 

Dang Hung, 40, died on his way to the hospital after being struck by lightning. Meanwhile, three others were hospitalized and were recovering.

 

The victims were from Duy Hai and Duy Phuoc communes in Duy Xuyen District, according to authorities.

 

Nguyen Cong Dung, vice chairman of Duy Xuyen People's Committee, said storms during the heavy rain also damaged tens of local houses.

 

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