Two people killed in lightning strike in Hanoi rain
Hanoi Police are investigating an incident where two people were apparently killed in a lightning strike while travelling on a street this morning.
|Hanoi Police investigate an incident where two people were apparently killed in a lightning strike while travelling on a street on September 15.|
Chairman of Kieu Ky Commune in Gia Lam District, Dinh Van Giang, told Dtinews that the incident occurred at 8.15 am on September 15 when a man and a woman were travelling on a motorbike on the Road 179 in the area.
"The 28-year-old man and 18-year-old woman were found dead lying on the road after a lightning strike," the official said. "Initial investigations showed that they were killed by lightning."
According to some witnesses of the accident, it was raining and they suddenly saw two lightning strikes and then they saw the two victims lying on the road.
Police are further investigating the cause of the accident.
Two days of heavy rain in north Vietnam has left five people dead, five more injured, and one person missing.