By Bohol Island News Staff | 09:16 PM November 18, 2019
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A man died after he was struck by a lightning in open sea in Valencia town on Sunday morning.

Police Master Sergeant Jay Ydulzura of Valencia Police Station, said Alvin Salise, 27, a resident of Barangay Magsaysay in Valencia went fishing when lightning struck and fatally hit him.

The incident happened in the coastal Barangay Cutcutan around 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, November 17.

Ydulzura added that Salise died on the spot.

The untimely demise of the victim was witnessed by a certain Gary Maglupay, who was also fishing at least 30 meters away from Salise.

“Naigo ang iyang ulo unya nabuslot,” said Ydulzura.

It was reportedly raining when the incident happened.

By Bohol Island News

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