5 people struck by lightning in Odzi

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By Staff Reporter

5 people from Odzi were struck by lightning yesterday.

Manicaland Police spokesperson Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa confirmed the incident saying 20 year old Blessed Nechipani  who was selling wares in a tuckshop at Mahara Business centre and 4 customers were struck by lightning.

The customers who sustained burns in the process were sent to Mount Zuma clinic but Blessed died on the spot.

At the beginning of the week, the meteorological department issued a warning, advising the Manicaland Community to stay on high alert and take necessary precautions against lightning in view of expected thunderstorms across the province.

 

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