No fewer thirty six (36) cows have been killed by a thunderstorm at ijare, in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo state.
The ugly incident happened on Saturday at Oke Owa Mountain, a sacred grooves in the local.
Thunderstorm was accompanied by the torrential rainfalls which lasted several hours in the community.
It was observed that the Fulani herdsmen were already making some shields on the mountain. Also, tubers of yams and some farm produce allegedly fetched from the farmers were sighted.
The mountain which is used for the sacred land is 30 minute to the land and full of forest.
Some locals revealed that the strange incident occurred when some Fulani herdsmen flocked their cattle to the scared land in the community.
One of these locals who simply identified herself as Ms. Amara narrated how he saw the Fulani herdsmen in the bush.
“On Saturday, I saw the Fulani herdsmen with their cows while they were entering into th bush and climbing the mountains.
“But this morning, a hunter that was passing came to inform us that he saw the same cows but they were already dead.
“We rushed there, and we were very surprise and was shocked that truly the cow are dead and quickly alerted the community chiefs”. She added.