A thunderstorm, on Friday, left no fewer than 17 cows and two sheep dead in Iba, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.
The incident occured around 6pm at Gaa Eleesun, a community mostly populated by Fulani herdsmen
It was learnt that the thunderstorm also injured many individuals in the community, causing serious apprehension.
Speaking on the development, the leader of Gaa Eleesun community, Chief Jimoh Soliu lamented the loss of the animals.
“We had just returned from pasturing when thunder started striking. We ran into the houses leaving our cows outside. But to our shock, we found 17 cows and two sheep dead outside.
“This is devastating for us because since we have been staying in this community, this strange occurrence has never happened,” Soliu lamented.