Lightning Kills a learner Mzuzu, Injuring Three Others
One Student has died and two others including their teacher have sustained injuries following a lightning strike at Msipazi Primary School in Mchengautuwa in Mzuzu on Thursday.
Mzuzu Police Station Publicist Paul Tembo says this happened when the three students, all girls aged 14, were escorting their teacher to her house in the area.
“What we have gathered so far is that some pupils noticed smoke coming from the teacher's house and rushed to the scene where they found the four down and unconscioushe matter was reported to school authorities who picked the four to Mzuzu Central Hospital where one of them was pronounced dead upon arrival and the other three were admitted for medical treatment,” says Tembo.
The condition of the three is stabilizing and this is according to the police.
The deceased has been identified as Promise Kaira who hailed from Nyankhetha Village Traditional Authority Kampingo Sibande in Mzimba.
he Department of Meteorological Services has announced that some parts of the Central and Northern regions would from yesterday Thursday experience heavy rains coupled with lightning.
The Department of Meteorological Services has announced that some parts of the central and northern regions will from Thursday this week experience heavy rains coupled with lightning.