MANILA, Philippines – A farmer died and 6 were injured after they were struck by lightning in Marcos town, Ilocos Norte on Monday afternoon.
Farmer Christopher Martin died after he was struck by lightning while staying under a shed in the middle of the field in Barangay Ragas.
Martin, a resident of Barangay Santiago, was declared dead on arrival at Marcos District Hospital.
Six other farmers, who were with Martin in the same shed, also suffered injuries. – report from Randy Menor, ABS-CBN News Ilocos