Wednesday, 17 January 2018
LOVERS AGED 12 AND 16, KILLED BY LIGHTNING WHILE CHATTING IN MALAWI
Chitukula, Lilongwe, Malawi.
The deceased were in a relationship and were chatting in a maize field when rain, with thunderstorm, started. Their bodies were discovered this morning, with signs of lightning.
The girl was identified as Patricia Guwe, 12, and the boy was identified as Anderson Yohane, 16. Both of them were standard 6 students at Dzenza Primary School.
Their parents reported the matter to the police and officers visited the scene and moved their corpses to the Kamuzu Central Hospital where medics confirmed that death was caused by lightning.