Lightning kills two in Chivhu

TWO family members from Chivhu were fatally struck by a bolt of lightning two weeks ago soon after disembarking from a local bus.

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BY Jairos Saunyama

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Although Mashonaland East provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Nobert Muzondo was unreachable for comment yesterday, sources at the provincial police headquarters said the incident occurred on December 24.

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They identified the deceased as Georgina Sigudhu (32) and Orlens Nyabadza (age not given), of Chirume Village, under Chief Mutekedza.

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Sources said the two were struck by a bolt of lightning and died on the spot as they walked home.

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Officers from Masasa Police Station later attended the scene and took the corpses to Chivhu Hospital for post-mortem.