4 people killed by lightning strike in Nakuru


4 people killed by lightning strike in Nakuru
File image of lightning. PHOTO/COURTESY

In Summary

  • Njoro Police OCPD Mohammed Huka said one other survivor sustained serious injuries and is admitted at Nakuru Level Five Hospital.
  • The victims were reportedly shielding themselves from rains at a veranda when they were struck by lighting.

Four people died on Saturday night after being struck by lightning at Piave village in Njoro, Nakuru County.

Njoro Police OCPD Mohammed Huka said one other survivor sustained serious injuries and is admitted at Nakuru Level Five Hospital.

The victims were reportedly shielding themselves from rains at a veranda when they were struck by lighting.

Heavy rains pounded most parts of nakuru town and its environs on saturday evening, causing floods in some areas.

The bodies of the deceased persons were taken to Egerton University Mortuary.

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