More than 50 people were on Sunday evening admitted to Pader Kilak Health Centre III and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) 5th Division heath facility after they were struck by lightning in Kilak Sub-county in Pader district.
One of the survivors, Mr David Can-Ongola, said
the incident happened at about 3pm when it was raining at a funeral in
Winya village in Ogwil parish.
Mr Robert Oweka, the subcounty
chairperson, said the 36 injured were admitted to the UPDF health
facility while 28 were admitted to Pader Kilak Health Centre.