A man has died after he was struck by lightning during a downpour in Edo state.
The man, identified simply as Mr. Edafe, died on Thursday, June 4, in Benin, Edo State.
The deceased was reportedly working at a building site around the Cattle Market in Asoro Hill, on Ekehuan Road, when the rain started. He took refuge in a nearby uncompleted building.
While there were waiting for the rain to subside, he was struck by lightning and he died instantly.