At least 12 cows were reportedly struck dead by lightning in the Urhodo-Ovu community
of Ethiope East local government area of Delta State
NSL Learnt, the herdsmen were seated close to the cows while
others were taken to another area of the bush for grazing when lightning struck, killing
over twelve of the cows.
The source revealed that the strange death of the cows caused the herders to panic
and they took to their heels but later returned.
The publication adds that before the day of the incident, the farm owners had at
several times warned the herders to stop taking their cows to their cassava farms but
they didn’t listen until the lightning strike happened.