lightening in Rubanda

Lightning Kills Three In Rubanda District

Police in Rubanda District is investigating circumstances under which three people including a school head teacher and other 2 were killed by lightning yesterday.

Kigezi Region Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed that the latest incident of death by lightening took place in Muko Sub County and Rubanda Town Council respectively.

The dead included Ben Kwikiriza male juvenile aged 16 resident of Kamusegwa cell Nyarurambi ward Rubanda town council and a school head teacher of Golden high school in Muko Stanley Owoyesiga Sunday, 63 year.

Another victim identified as Happy aged about 45 of Kamusegwa village Nyarurambi ward Rubanda town council who was admitted at Muko health center four after sustaining serious injuries.
The deceased met their death at Kamusegwa village following heavy a heavy down pour when all these people were sheltering.

This case has been registered at Muko police station under file number 08/24/09/21.

Earlier in the week 2 people a man and woman were also killed by lightening in Kinaaba Sub County in Kanungu District.

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