Lightning allegedly kills IMSU first-year student in Imo

There was chaos at the Obilubi Obazu Mbieri in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State where a 20 -year-old first-year student of the Imo State University Owerri, IMSU was reportedly dropped by thunder following torrential downpours.

We gathered that the lady, named as Chiamaka Obodo was making a call with her phone inside her parents’ house when lightning struck and she died on the spot before any help could reach her

The outcome resulted in anxiety in the community as inhabitants of the community trooped to the scene of the incident.

A resident said that the 20-year-old undergraduate was inside when the lightning suddenly encircled the community with the accompanying thunder, killing her.

He said the deceased body has been placed at the nearest morgue.

A family source said that late Chiamaka was addicted to her phone, disclosing that her body would be laid to rest on Friday, 17th June 2022.


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