Lightning kills mother and daughter in Querétaro

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Rayo mata a madre e hija en Querétaro

A 25-year-old woman and her minor daughter lost their lives when they were struck by lightning during a storm this afternoon in the community of La Solana, in the municipality of Querétaro.

The incident, which also left two other minors with serious injuries, occurred around 3:00 p.m., while the victims were taking care of their farm animals in the Santa Rosa Jáuregui district.

The neighbors of the community reported the incident to the emergency number 911, so elements of Civil Protection, the Public Security Secretariat of the municipality of Querétaro, Firefighters and paramedics from the Medical Emergency Regulation Center (CRUM) immediately attended.

But despite the efforts to save them, the young mother and her daughter did not survive the electric shock.

With the help of people who were near the scene, paramedics stabilized the woman’s other two minor children and transferred them to a hospital to receive specialized medical care due to serious internal and external injuries caused by the lightning. Their health condition is reported as serious, but stable.

For its part, the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Querétaro (FGE) was notified of the incident, and the staff of the Forensic Medical Service was in charge of removing the bodies.

This event has shocked the community, which is in mourning for the loss of their loved ones.

Source: abcnoticias