Two students were reportedly struck dead by thunder while another sustained serious injuries in Plateau state.
The victims who were students of a secondary school in Shendam area of the state were said to be returning to their hostel in the evening shortly after a downpour, when the tragic incident occurred.
Daily Sun reports that the incident took place over the weekend.
The principal of the school, Mr. Raymond Gofut, disclosed that the injured student was immediately rushed to an undisclosed hospital.
The bodies of the deceased students were later deposited at a local mortuary.
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According to the state Commissioner for Education, Mr. Nanle Dashe, who confirmed the incident, it was not a government-owned secondary school.
He added that he was yet to receive full details about the incident.
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