Senior citizen killed by lightning strike

KUALA BERANG (BERNAMA) – A senior citizen was found dead in his farm in Kampong Matang, believed to be struck by lightning on Tuesday evening.

Hulu Terengganu Police Chi-ef DSP Mohammad Adli bin Mat Daud said the body of Mamat Junus, 61, was found by his wife who went to look for him as he did not return after going to the farm at 7am.

He said the police received a report on the discovery of the body at the farm at 5.25pm.

“The body was taken to Hulu Terengganu Hospital for post-mortem. “The case is classified as sudden death,” he said in a statement yesterday.