At Mzondo Kachimbwinda vg (near Dzenza),TA Chitukula, Lilongwe
1. Patricia Guwe,12 yrs,Vge,Mzondo Kachimbwinda ,T/A, Chitukula, Dist. Lilongwe and
2. Anderson Yohane,16 yrs of the same particulars.
The deceased were in love affair and were chatting in maize field when rain with thunders found them there. Then today morning they were found dead with all signs of lightning.
Parents of the two reported the matter to Police and officers visited the scene and collected dead bodies to Kamuzu Central Hospital where medics confirmed that death was caused by lightening.
Both of them were standard 6 students at Dzenza Primary School.
During a thunderstorm:
• If you are outside, seek refuge in a car or grounded building when lightning or thunder begins.
• If you are caught outside away from a building or car, stay clear of water bodies and tall objects like trees.
• Find a low spot or depression and crouch down as low as possible, but don’t lie down on the ground.
• If you are inside, avoid taking baths or showers and don’t wash dishes. Also avoid using landline phones, televisions, and other appliances that conduct electricity.
Sub Inspector Laban Makalani
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
KANENGO POLICE STATION