A 20 year old woman of Chief Nyakaseya’s area in Ikelenge district of Northwestern province has died while two others are nursing serious burns after being struck by lightning following a heavy downpour. 


Matildah Mulandu died on the spot yesterday when lightning struck the house she was in together with two of her cousins identified as Esther Sakayombo and Tinnah Matiya aged 14 and three, respectively.


Northwestern Province Commissioner of Police, Elias Chushi, has confirmed the incident that happened around 16:00 hours on Sunday, 11 October, 2020.