Footballers on the Pitch Struck by Lightning Bolts

This extraordinary incident happened during a Premier Soccer League match between Swallows and Cosmos at the George Goch Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Six Moroka Swallows players were struck and incapacitated by lightning , requiring the rest of the match to be called off. Petros Matsitse, Jakhomia Cibi, Phumlani Dindi, Joseph Rapelekgo, Martial Chimbomxola and … Continue reading “Footballers on the Pitch Struck by Lightning Bolts”

Man Struck by Lightning – Antique Photo (circa 1920’s)

This antique, black and white photo is from the 1920’s. The victim was struck by lightning, bottoms of his feet were blown off, parts of his posterior or legs were badly burnt. I’m not even sure he’s received anything to kill the pain with. He’s probably striking this pose because he can’t lay on his … Continue reading “Man Struck by Lightning – Antique Photo (circa 1920’s)”

Struck by Lightning in the Head, Parts of Skull Fried Off

Welcome to another installment of Best Gore Exclusive Pictures courtesy of Trauma. And as before, I will let Trauma explain the story behind the image as well as what medical procedures took place in order to save as much of the patient as possible: I think the site lacks good burn cases so here’s another … Continue reading “Struck by Lightning in the Head, Parts of Skull Fried Off”