Lightning causes death of 3 people in MT Lebanon


Three people were killed after lightning struck a prefabricated house in the Metn town of Mar Chaaya, National News Agency (NNA) reported on Thursday .

NNA quoted security sources as saying that a lightning bolt hit the prefab home early in the morning causing a natural gas cylinder to explode and setting off a fire that killed 77-year-old Habib Sabaalani, his sister, 72, and his daughter, 40.

The prefab house belongs to Mar Chaaya monastery in the Metn region of Brummana, Mount Lebanon, where Mr Sabaalani worked.



One response to “Lightning causes death of 3 people in MT Lebanon”

  1. 5thDrawer Avatar

    Most electricity they had for a while, I guess. Best not to pray for too much – if it lands at the at same time.

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