One dead, Two injured after being Struck by Lightning in Kabale district
An 11-year-old child has died and two others were injured after being struck by lightning at Kigata church of Uganda in Kyanamira Sub County Kabale district.
The deceased is Isiah Muredekayi Muhumuza, while the injured are Isaac Rubega and one Naboth, all residents of Kigata parish in Kyanamira Sub County Kabale district. The three are all pupils of Kigata primary school.
According to Evas Asiimwe, the mother to Isaac Rubega, the three were struck by lightning yesterday at 2:30 pm while they were sitting under a tree at Kigata church of Uganda.
Asiimwe says they were rushed to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital for treatment, but Isiah Muredekayi Muhumuza died on arrival. She adds that Rubega and Naboth were given treatment and discharged.