At least three dead and 34 wounded in thunderstorms in central Yemen

At least three dead and 34 wounded in thunderstorms in central Yemen

At least three women were killed and 34 others wounded by a series of lightning strikes and thunderstorms in Dhamar province, central Yemen, local media reported.

According to medical sources, thunderstorms accompanied by lightning strikes hit a house in the village of al-Aqmar in Anns District.

One affected house was full of women attending a wedding party in the district.

The sources said that the incident caused the deaths of three women and injured 31 others with fractures and burns, one of them  a serious condition.

A thunderstorm and lighting strikes hit another house in the village of Maram in the same area, which resulted in the injuring of  three women, the sources said.
Rescue teams and residents took the injured to Dhamar General Hospital for treatment.

Source: Yemen Press Agency

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