By G9ija

Tragedy struck Ikirun, headquarters of Ifelodun council of Osun State when two female siblings was killed by lightning.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Sunday around 4:30 pm in the Ogo-Oluwa area of the community.

Mary Ojuolape, a resident, told newsmen that the siblings were crossing a field in the area during a drizzle when they were struck.

She said, “They were crossing a school football field around the Ogo-Oluwa area when they were struck down by lightning.”

Another resident named Dayo said there was a great crowd that gathered around the bodies of the two siblings.

“I don’t know their names but they were siblings. The incident is sad and the entire community is sad over the incident.”