Lightning strikes woman to death

A 54-YEAR-OLD woman of Muyinga village in Chief Sailunga’s area in Mwinilunga district has died after being struck by lightning.
North-Western Province Commissioner of Police Hudson Namachila said the incident happened on Saturday at 11:45 hours in Sachibondo Mission area and identified the victim as Elizabeth Sailunga.
He said the matter was reported to the police by Binwell Kalunyangi of Sachibondo Mission Hospital.
“The victim sustained superficial burns on the head,” Mr Namachila said.
He said the body of Ms Sailunga is in the Mwinilunga District Hospital mortuary.
And a 61-year-old man of Mundemba village in Chief Chizela’s area in Mufumbwe district has been burnt to death after the house he was sleeping in caught fire

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