Tragedy hits Benue community as a family of three were killed by thunder strike on Saturday night in Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the family died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by a thunder following a heavy rainfall on Saturday.
It was further learnt that the family which comprises a man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died in the incident which has thrown the entire community into mourning.
According to an eyewitness identified as Peter Kembe, the incident is the first of its kind in the village.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that a Catholic president identified as Reverend Father David Echioda has been abducted by suspected gunmen in Otukpo area of Benue state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that Reverend Echioda was kidnapped along Alla-Akpa Road while returning from Sunday mass at Utonkon, Ado Local Government Area of the state on Sunday, March 1st.