The deceased's father, Moses Mutasa says that while in the house, he heard a heavy blast and rushed to open the door only to see his daughters lying helpless on the ground.
has struck dead two sisters in Buzidolo village in Bulopa Sub County in Kamuli
district following a heavy down pour this morning. The duo has been identified
as 25-year-old Deborah Nairuba and 30-year-old Veronica Babirye.
The two were
hit shortly after returning from the borehole where they had gone to collect
water amidst the heavy downpour. The deceased's father, Moses Mutasa says that
while in the house, he heard a heavy blast and rushed to open the door only to
see his daughters lying helpless on the ground.
blast was so loud and it sounded like a gunshot. I was inquisitive on finding
out what had transpired. On opening the door, I realized that my daughters were
already dead," he said. Fabiano
Mbago, the Buzidolo village LC I chairperson, says that they have registered
four lightning strikes in their village with two deaths in a period of two
residents to avoid unnecessary movements during heavy rains. The Busoga North
Regional police spokesperson, Michael Kasadha has confirmed the incident,
adding that the deceased’s bodies are lying at Kamuli general hospital mortuary