VIDEO: Thunderstorm lightning hits gas station in Saudi Arabia

Lightning from a thunderstorm hit a gas station on in the region of Abha in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, severely damaging the area. The Saudi civil defense was called to the scene to extinguish the fire.

The spokesman of the Civil Defense Col. Abdul Rahim said the forces proceeded to the station and worked to extinguish the fire, adding that the lightning from the thunderstorms may be the cause of the fire).

The civil defense made sure the fire was put out, and that there were no further dangerous on site. The injured were taken care of and treated, while investigations are underway to determine the direct cause of the fire.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50