Thunder strikes dead 36 cows in Ondo community (Photos)

The dead cows

More than 30 cows were over the weekend struck to death by thunder at Ijare community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The dead cows
The dead cows

The cows, which were 36 in number were said to had been moved by Fulani herdsmen into the community’s sacred groove located on the town’s mountain top when the disaster occurred.

When newsmen visited the scene of the incident known as Oke-Owa, the dead cows including calves were seen scattered all over the mountain.

According to a source in the community, he described the incident as the wrath of their gods on the herdsmen as he stressed that they desecrated the sacred groove which is forbidden in the town.