No fewer than twelve cows were killed on Sunday after flashes of lightening struck at Urhodo-Ovu community in Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State.
The herdsmen fled the area after the incident which was said to have occurred moments after torrential rainfail.
The herdsmen and the cows were in their settlement when the incident occurred.
According to report, the news of the incident has however left the locals joyful and elated.
The incident caused serious tension amongst the herdsmen as they quickly moved their belongings and ran away from the community for fear of being struck dead by the same thunder.