Mubende: 5 Pupils Killed By Lightening

As the rainy season intensified in the district of Mubende yesterday, malady information pills 5 pupils of Kabyuma primary school in Kitenga village were struck dead by lightening and 25 sustained serious injuries.

The rains that started close to 1:00pm, health swept the roof of one of the classrooms and as children scattered looking for shelter, the roof landed on them injuring several who are currently being attended to at Mubende hospital.

In a related incident, Joan Kisakye the school head teacher of St. Marys Miyinayina in Mubende district says that during the heavy rains, 120 pupils got injured as classroom perimeter walls hit them.

Kisakye says that most affected were pupils of Primary two and three, but they are now being attended to at Mubende hospital.


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