2 children strike to death by lightening
Two children, from the same family, have been struck to death by lightning, in Kalulushi District on the Copperbelt.
The deceased children have been identified as Prisca Kabalu, aged 10 and Shaderick Kabalu, aged 14, of Nkonkomi Farm in Kafubu depot area.
Kalulushi District Commissioner, Kelly Jibinga has confirmed the incident, saying this happened during a heavy downpour.
Mr Jibinga explained that the family was locked up inside their house, which was struck by lightning.
He added that the bodies of the two children are currently lying in Kalulushi General Hospital mortuary, awaiting postmortem.