Moment footballer struck by lightning throughout match in Indonesia
- The footballer was struck by lighting whereas taking part in in Indonesia
- Septain Raharja died following the strike, after being rushed to hospital
- He is the second Indonesian participant to be struck by lightning in 12 months
A footballer has been tragically killed after being struck by a lightning bolt whereas taking part in soccer in Indonesia on Saturday afternoon.
Chilling video captured the precise second the 35-year-old male sufferer from Subang collapsed at Siliwangi Stadium in Bandung, West Java.
The man, later recognized as Septain Raharja, was competing in a pleasant soccer match between 2 FLO FC Bandung and FBI Subang, when lightning struck him at round 4:20pm native time on Saturday.
Reports by native media PRFM News say that he was nonetheless respiration after the incident and rushed to an area hospital, however died after struggling intense burns.
The horrifying video clip has since gone viral on social media, with soccer followers and gamers providing their condolences.
A chilling video captured the precise second the 34-year-old male footballer was struck
‘RIP to that participant,’ commented one X consumer.
‘This is the stuff of my nightmares. I lived by means of the San Francisco ‘Quake of ’89’ that ended recreation 3 of the Baseball World Series,’ wrote one other.
A 3rd replied: ‘That’s terrible and condolences. In my referee days I all the time saved an eye fixed on the climate, it is within the FIFA handbook I imagine. For precisely this purpose. Don’t know if that was potential right here or if there was a ref. This video will make it is solution to FIFA and ref associations all over the place.’
Several groups in Indonesia had been seen taking a second of silence in Septain’s reminiscence.
A match between FBI Mageland and Erka started with gamers bowing their heads to commemorate the fallen sportsman.
An evaluation of the strike by Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) revealed that the cloud the lightning got here from was simply 300m above the stadium when it struck.
The tragic incident is the second time an Indonesian footballer has been struck by lightning within the final 12 months.
A younger soccer participant in Bojonegoro, East Java was struck by lightning throughout the Soeratin U-13 Cup in 2023.
The participant, who suffered cardiac arrest, was rushed off the sector and brought to the Ibnu Sina Hospital in Bojonegoro for medical therapy.
The teenager was efficiently revived after medical help and regained consciousness after roughly 20 minutes.
The man was competing in a pleasant soccer match between 2 FLO FC Bandung and FBI Subang at Siliwangi Stadium in Bandung, West Java (pictured)
In 2023, a 21-year-old Brazilian footballer was additionally struck by lightning whereas on the pitch in Brazil.
Caio Henrique de Lima Goncalves, 21, was taking part in for his Uniao Jaiirense workforce in a cup fixture within the southern state of Parana when he was jolted by the lightning strike
He was rushed to hospital after collapsing on the pitch, however he later died of his accidents.
Six different gamers on the pitch had been additionally struck by the bolt of lightning and frolicked in hospital afterwards.