Woman, her children killed in lightning strike

A woman in her forties and her two children died after they were struck by lightning on March 2 at Kamujwa Village in Tharaka Nithi County.

According to Gichuru Mwamba, his wife had just arrived home from a meeting late Friday, when lightning struck, killing her and her two children on the spot.

Mr Mwamba was not at home during the 8pm incident.

Mwamba’s wife, a mother of four, died in her late forties, while her children, a son and daughter, were aged 17 and 13 respectively.

The bodies of Mwamba’s wife and their children were moved to a morgue in Embu County.

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