Ibarra Ecuador: Mother, son killed by lightning strike

Posted on November 6, 2014 • Filed under: Ecuador, Weather/Climate

larepublica.ec reported a lightning strike killed a woman and her son in Ibarra

On Tuesday a thunderstorm during the afternoon contributed to the death of a mother and son in Zuleta at about 5:00 pm. The woman and her fifteen year old son trying to seek shelter from the storm under a tree were hit by lightning. They were on their way home after tending their cows when the storm suddenly appeared. The report also stated that an individual playing soccer last weekend in Quito was also killed after being hit by lighting. Read Article

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