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An immigrant worker has died after being struck by lightning in a village in Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: Pixabay

Cairo: A lightning storm has killed an immigrant worker in a village in Saudi Arabia, according to a media report.

Three expatriates were in their home in the village of Bireen located in the governorate of Al Laith off Saudi Arabia’s western coast on Wednesday when the lightning storm struck them, killing one of them, online newspaper Sabq said. The two other housemates survived, the report said.


The victim’s nationality was not given. His body was taken to the General Al Laith Hospital to finalise burial procedures. The village was lashed by heavy rainfall on Wednesday.