Lightning bolt kills 2, downs 2 others

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, July 29–Deadly lightning bolt killed two farmers and downed two other companions when it struck accompanied with loud thunder the open rice field in Brgy. Naglicuan, this town. The fatalities, Joven and Arnel, were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. Their companions Eddie and Nick survived. They were all fallen on the ground when rescuers arrived at the scene. Dr. Rolando Dumlao, rural health officer, found no external injuries on the victims’ bodies, report said. He gave no further details.(tsg/ga/jg/bbr)