Thursday April 28, 2022
VIDEO: Lightning strike kills one youth, injures another in Oman
Omani Police and ambulances arrive at the accident site.
In a tragic incident, an Omani young man died and another sustained injuries after being struck by a lightning bolt on Wednesday evening.
The duo were struck while they were in a park in the state of Sohar before Iftar (breaking of fast).
The injured youth was taken to the hospital and his condition is stable.
According to Times of Oman, the incident took place near Sohar Secondary School in the Wilayat of Sohar in North Al Batinah around 4pm.
The newspaper interviewed the injured youth’s father who said that he was transferred to Sohar Hospital.
The hospital said that the injured youth would be allowed to leave the hospital soon.
Local media and community members have offered their condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased.