By our reporter
Lightning struck dead one person in Kihungye/Nkuna 1 Nyabubare Parish Nyabubare Sub county Bushenyi district.
Generous Kyomuhangi 48 years was hit by lighting yesterday afternoon while at her home at around 2pm when it started raining.
Karori Rwamuganga, the chairman LC3 Nyabubare sub county said that the incident happened when the deceased together with 5 others had sought shelter at her home.
This is the second person the village has lost to lightning within this year.
Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson Martial Tumusiime said that Police visited the scene and recorded statement from residents.
He added that police handed the body to relatives for burial arrangements.
Peace Tibakuna, the Nyabubare sub county LC5 lady councilor appealed to the government to subsidize the cost of the lightening arrestors so that people can afford buying them as well as reducing the risks of being hit by the lightening.
“Its my appeal to the government to ensure support to Ugandans in buying these arrestors because some of the families might not afford them at the current prices,” Tibakuna noted.
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