NEWS– As rains continue to hit the ground; Lightning has killed a mother and her daughter in Agago district.
The deceased according to local authorities are Sharon Angwech, 28 together with her six-month-old daughter Loyce Adyero.
The lightning victims were reportedly struck dead on Monday evening at about 5pm during a heavy downpour, at their home in Lotome Cell, Panyagol Parish, Wol town council.
Simon Odong, the Wol town council chairperson says the duo was struck while taking shelter inside their grass-thatched hut. He says Adyero had strapped her baby on the back when the incident happened.
The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong confirmed the incident on Monday evening saying the duo died instantly from the lightning strike.
A case of death by lightning has been registered under SD ref: 05/11/10/2021 at Wol police station.