By Ambrose Kweronda
Residents in Rukungiri were left in a shock yesterday evening after lightning killed two people of the same family in Keita Village Nyabitete Parish, Bugangari Subcounty, Rukungiri district.
The Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate identified the deceased as Enoth Tukwasibwe 30 years old, his mother Jolly Baryakabuza 75 years all residents of Bugangari Subcounty, Rukungiri district.
Maate told mknewslink reporter that the incident happened on 15/03/2023 in the evening where both family members were at home during heavy downpour.
He adds that when the old woman was in the kitchen preparing super and the son was in the main house with the father who was not affected.
According to Maate the Police was alerted by the area chairperson Mr. Warugaba and the scene was visited by Clo Aip Mugisha who addressed the area residents and consoled them of the unfortunate incident.