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Lightning strike kills 2 in Calbayog City

CALBAYOG CITY, SAMAR – Two persons were killed while two others were hurt after they  were struck by lightning while on board a passenger boat docked at the Calbayog Port past noon on Thursday.

The fatalities were identified as Reynaldo P. Delabajan, 28, an operator of National Power Corp. (Napocor), and Pedro N. Alimoot, a fisherman, both from Samar.

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The two were on board the banca Justine Joy, which was reportedly hired by Napocor to transport diesel to the island-town of Sto. Niño in Samar.

Police said a bolt of lightning hit the area where Delabajan and Alimoot were sitting. They were killed on the spot.

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Two other boat passengers were hurt and were brought to the hospital for treatment. They were identified as Peter S. Alimoot, 26, a student; and Jovane P. Campoanor, 26, a boat crew. /ee

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