Lightning strikes farming island, injuring 3 migrants

File photo of a farm worker in Fiyoaree watering plants. (File Photo/Ali Fahmy)

A lightning strike amid a thunderstorm in Dh. Atoll left three migrant workers injured

Three migrant workers in a farming island were injured on Saturday in a lightning strike amid a thunderstorm over Dh. Atoll.

According to the police, the lightning strike was reported from Dh. Udhdhu at approximately 11:20 pm.

Three migrant workers sustained minor injuries in the incident, and were treated by a doctor at a resort under the same management as the farming island.

Lightning also struck the Dh. Bandidhoo Police Station, resulting in damages to electronics.