Man dies after being struck by lightning
11 October 2013, 14:09
Vihiga - A 61-year-old man died Thursday evening after he was struck by lightning while in his house at Kagosi village, Bugina location in Sabatia constituency.
Confirming the incident, Sabatia police boss, Martha Kanini, said that the man identified as Reuben Muhinja died around 8pm.
“We have not clearly identified what led to his death, but we are conducting investigations into the matter,” said Kanini.
She however warned local residents to be careful with the various appliances in their houses saying some pose risks to their health.
The body of the deceased was taken to Vihiga Hospital’s mortuary in Mbale.
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