Eight cows have been strucked to death by lightning at Ekan-Ile in Ikare, Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State.
SaharaReporters gathered that the incident happened on Tuesday evening, causing panic among residents of the area.
This incident comes barely one month after over 32 cows were struck to death in similar circumstance at Ijare in Ifedore LGA of the state.
Already, some officials from the Ministry of Environment have moved to the site of the incident to prevent an outbreak of sickness following the strange occurrence.
A community leader, Pa Omola Adegoke, confirmed the incident as well.
He explained that the residents got wind of the incident shortly after two herdsmen started selling the cows to butchers in the Akoko area at a low price.
He said, “The incident occurred in Ikare on Tuesday and it was like the mysterious ones that occurred last month in Ijare.