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Youths Go On Protest As Lighting Strikes Four Young Men Dead

Four youths have died after a lightning hazard occurred at Ago-Dada in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The incident occurred during a rainstorm in the community.A source in the community told Daily Post the death of the youths led to a protest in the community which also brought about the destruction of properties.The youths were angry because the deceased were non-indigenes of the community.Reacting to the incident, the non-indigenes staged a protest, attacked the indigenes and destroyed their property as well.

This morning, the youths in the village picked up arms, resulting in the death of an elderly man in the hamlet.When contacted, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state confirmed the deaths by lightning but claimed there was no protest in the area.

“I can affirm that four youths were murdered by lightning in the community.”“But there was no protest that resulted in another fatality in the community.”It was a painful thing, but who do they want to protest to?”

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