Elderly couple die after getting hit by lightning in Maguindanao

Jasper Acosta, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 27 2017 08:01 PM

Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao – An elderly couple died after they were hit by lightning in the village of Nalinan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Sunday afternoon.

Kabasalan Mangkulan, 80; and Maisa Mangkulan, 68; were holding a motorcycle battery when the lightning struck in their house.

Police investigation showed that the couple were using a motorcycle battery as a source of electricity inside the house.

Kabasalan and Maisa suffered burns in their body.