Three members of the same family in Nyimba district have died while one has been hospitalized after being struck by lightning.
Eastern Province Commissioner Lackson Sakala confirmed that three namely Jenala Zulu 30, Nason zulu 35 and Lackson Zulu of Chikumba village in chief Mwanjabanthu’s area died on the spot when they were struck by lightning in their crop field.
Mr Sakala said this morning that the three met their fate as they were collecting groundnuts around 12 hours yesterday.
He stated that smart Sakala 22 who survived with burns was admitted to Nyimba District hospital while the bodies of the have been deposited at Nyimba hospital mortuary.
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