Lightning bolt kills farmer

SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, June 15—Jay-R Asuncion, 22, farmer, was killed when a lightning bolt struck him in the middle of the rice field at the outskirt of this town. It occurred amid thunder and drizzle here yesterday.

Witnesses said the victim suddenly collapsed when the lightning hit him. They rushed him to the hospital but doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.

Lately, another farmer and his two goats were fatally hit by lightning bolt in Brgy. Aguitap here.