Natural Politics

Two Struck Dead By Lightening in Kanungu

By Moses Twakiire


Two people were on Tuesday struck dead by lightning in Kayonza Sub county of Kanungu district.

They dead are Peninah Katushabe and her 15 years old daughter Racheal Turyakira all of Bujengwe village, Karangara parish Kayonza Sub county in Kanungu district.

Turyakiira was a student at Kihihi vocational Centre in Kihihi town council.

It is alleged that on 03/04/18 at around 5:00 pm while the 15 year old was was at home preparing to go back to school after Easter holidays, it started drizzling whike she was outside washing sandals, It was at this time when she was struck from there and the mother was struck from the house where she was killing them instantly.

Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate told our reporter that the police visited the scene and picked the bodies for the postmortem.

He also urged the locals in the area to always observe safety precautions especially when it is raining.

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