As of May 17, lightning has killed 50 people and injured 36 others, according to the record from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM).
Of the mentioned deaths, 11 were women, added Mr. Keo Vy � the committee's spokesperson who shared the note recently.
At large, natural disasters also claimed lives of 52 cattle and damaged 11 houses during the said period.
The incidents happened in Kratie, Stung Treng, Rattanakiri, Mondulkiri, Takeo, Kampong Chhnang, Koh Kong, Preah Vihear, Kampong Thom, Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, Banteay Meanchey, Kampong Speu, Battambang, Kampot, Pursat and Siem Reap provinces.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press