Lightning strike kills man, second fatality in two weeks at Koduvally

Kakkodan Nazeer. Photo: Special arrangement

Kozhikode: In little over a week, lightning strikes have claimed two lives at Koduvally in Kozhikode district.

On Wednesday, Puthukkudi Kakkodan Nazeer (42) died from a lightning strike while sitting in a bus stop.

On May 30th, Nellankanty Sheeba (38), a native of Kizhakkoth near Koduvally was killed by a lightning strike in the courtyard of her house. Another woman at Avilora was injured the other day.

Nazeer and two of his friends had reached Kurunthattil in Parappara to see a house that was put up for sale. His friends were not seriously injured.

Nazeer was rushed to the Medical College Hospital, but could not be resuscitated.

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