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Lightning strike kills two at sea
May 10, 2016, 8:46 am

In a rare incident, a coastguard diver and a citizen were killed after they were struck by a lightening bolt off Khairan beach yesterday.

According to the statement released by the Interior Ministry, a Jet Ski citizen Saad Khaled Al-Shereeda broke down and a coastguard boat was sent to his rescue. The coastguard diver, Abdullah Othman Al-Doussary jumped into water to help him but they were both struck by lightning, killing them on the spot.

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