In Ekiti on Tuesday, thunder killed atleast 11 cows owned by Fulani, Onyxnewsng gathered.

The deafening thunderstorm that accompanied heavy rainfall was recorded in Ijelu-Ekiti and other parts of the state in the few days.

According to reports by Newsflash Nigeria, the incident, which occurred at a farmstead in Ijelu-Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the state, caused massive panic among residents.

Residents of the community, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals, said a bolt of deadly lightning from thunder killed the cows.

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The residents called on the government to evacuate the carcasses of the cows to prevent the spread of communicable diseases in the two towns.

The Police Command in Ekiti State said the incident has not been reported to the police, “because it was a natural occurrence.”

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