Panic in Osun community as lightning kills 7 cows
Panic in Osun community as lightning reportedly killed at least seven cows at Elepo village, Ifon Osun in Orolu Local Government area of Osun state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the thunder killed all the cattle where they were being kept after returning from the grazing field at the Elepo village when the incident happened.
A resident of the area who prefers to be anonymous described the incident as sad and very unfortunate, saying it has caused panic and fears within the community.
While sympathizing with the victims over their sad loss, he implored them to burn the dead cows to avoid an outbreak of an epidemic.
“This would be the first time such a frightening incident would happen in this area. We have over the years been living harmoniously with Fulani in our domain.
“The death of the cows belonging to the Fulani cattle rearers living among us was a natural occurrence occasioned by thunder that struck in the town”, he said.