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Lightning kills 2 in Mityana
Publish Date: Aug 26, 2014
Lightning kills 2 in Mityana
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By Luke Kagiri
 
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.

 

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