Body of lightning strike fatality recovered off Bataan


The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced that it has recovered the body of a lightning strike fatality in Bataan Sunday.

The victim, who was identified as Benjo Basas, 19, was missing since Aug. 21 after being hit by lightning while fishing with his brother, Benjie, 16, off Limay, Bataan.

Benjie was severely wounded but managed to make it ashore.

Benjo’s lifeless body was recovered by Coast Guard operatives in the waters fronting the Philippine Ports Authority building in Lamao, also in Bataan, around 9: 15 a.m.

The body was immediately transported to the Yambao Funeral Service in Orion, Bataan for proper disposition. PNA


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