Lightning Strikes During Match, Kills Footballer (Video)

While playing football in Indonesia, a football player was struck by lightning, which resulted in his death.

Terrifying footage showed the horrifying moment the 35-year-old male Subang victim fell in Bandung, West Java’s Siliwangi Stadium on Saturday afternoon, February 10.

Around 4:20 p.m. local time, Septain Raharja, a football player, was struck by lightning when he was participating in a friendly game between FBI Subang and 2 FLO FC Bandung.

He was taken to a nearby hospital while still alive, according to PRFM News, the local media. However, he passed away from severe burns.

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Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) conducted an examination of the hit and found that the lightning struck a cloud that was only 300 metres above the stadium.

Check out netizens reactions below

santosweez wrote: “Ogun don kee this one 😢”

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earleansfashionschool suggested: “There are no structures, nor trees around to divert nor earthen the thunder. The errors in the stadium needs to be corrected to prevent further re-occurrence”

ignatius_oparaocha said: “Science students I don’t need una definition, Na spiritual attack be this. Simple!”

melta_pearl penned: “Village people nothing you fit tell me”

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