Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Lightning kills 2 in Mityana, uganda
A heavy down pour has left 3 people dead; two of the deceased were struck by lightning.
Police identified the deceased as Vincent Mawanda, a resident of Nakyerira in Bulera Sub County, Mityana district.
Mawanda was struck by lightning as he was resting in his bedroom.
The second victim was a 16-year-old Joseph Walusimbi a student at St Kizito Bbanda SS in S2. The incident occurred at Lusalira landing site in Bbanda Sub County.
Another victim John Yiga a resident of Bekiina in Butayunja Sub County, a boda boda cyclist was hit by a tree as he was riding back home.
Latiff Zaake, the Mityana District Police Commander confirmed the disaster.