Lightning kills 1 in Laguna


Posted at Jul 16 2012 02:50 PM | Updated as of Jul 16 2012 10:50 PM

MANILA, Philippines - A lightning bolt killed a teenage boy and injured three others in Nagcarlan, Laguna on Sunday.

Victim Dimzel Suazon, 16, was climbing a Santol tree when lightning around 2 p.m.

Suazon immediately died. His three friends, identified as Rolando Javier, Jervin Villanueva and Roberto Gregorio were injured after falling from the trees they were climbing in Barangay Maravilla.

Javier, 17, has been released from the hospital while Villanueva, 16; and Gregorio, 21, remain in critical condition. – report from Sarita Kare, ABS-CBN News Southern Tagalog