Wed Jan 03 13:55:23 EAT 2018
Residents of Sakaitim area in Molo, Nakuru County are in grief after four people were struck by lightning. Two of the victims died on the spot while two others are in critical condition.
Three of the victims are from the same family, a husband, his wife and their child while the fourth victim was their neighbour. Residents said that after a long dry spell, sudden and heavy rains hit the area as the new year was ushered in.
This is not the first such incident in the area, according to the residents. Last year a farmer in the same village lost his animals after they were struck by lightning.
They are now calling on the county government to assist them fit lightning arrestors in the area.