Three killed after lightening strikes in Rumphi

Three people have been killed after lightening struck them in the northern region district of Rumphi on Friday.

Police Commissioner for the northern region through Mzuzu Police Public Relations Officer Maurice Chapola confirmed the development to Nyasa Times.

Chapola said the rainfall experienced in Bolero on Friday was characterized by heavy winds, thunders and lightening.

“At around 1500hrs lightening stroked on three members of Kasawabe village in the area of Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe in Rumphi District,” said Chapola. .

According to Chapola, the deceased, Ellen Zimba 40 years, Jasten Nyondo 50 years and Ellen Ngwira 21 all from the same area died instantly after being hit while Vinjero Gondwe 23, of the same area, is currently battling for his life at Bolero health centre following the impact of the lightening.

Meanwhile police is appealing to members of the general public to desist from the tendency of having shelter under long trees to avoid similar incidents.

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dopababi shopa
dopababi shopa
6 years ago

RIP

Redeemed
Redeemed
6 years ago

The last time I visited Malawi for a prolonged period, I met a fine young lady who was looking for domestic work, her look limited her chances of getting hired in this industry. she looked stressed and desparate for a job, we connected easely and I even visited her home, upon my arrival at her apartment, I was sticken my mind by the type of pieces of furniture she had stuffed in her tiny room in Mbayani, it was afternoon and the schools were knocking off, while we were chatting, two beautiful kids wearing fine clothes entered, they looked as… Read more »

Yobe boo
Yobe boo
6 years ago

RIP

Poor Malawi
Poor Malawi
6 years ago

May God comfort the families of the deceased. May their souls RIP

Simie
Simie
6 years ago

Phepani chomene ine ngati mkweni uko Ku Bolero pamoza na wanyane wose… nkhuti mizimu yawo yiuse m’mtendere!! Chiuta wayikepo woko lake lituwa…amen!!

Kaliati
Kaliati
6 years ago

R.I.P.

The Country Chief
6 years ago

Rip

phade
6 years ago

RIP

nyau
6 years ago

Abwenu ayambapo ung’anga kuphunzirira pa anthu shupit

zumbwanga
6 years ago

R.I.P

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