A 46-YEAR-OLD Burma Valley man in Mutare district was fatally struck by lightning while taking a bath at his house in Mazonwe village on Monday.
Manicaland provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa identified the deceased as Boniface Chiadzwa.
Kakohwa said when Chiadzwa was struck by the lightning bolt, his wife, Phyllis Mupuro rushed him to Burma Valley Clinic where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The deceased’s body is currently at Mutare Provincial Hospital for post-mortem.
Kakohwa urged members of the public to desist from standing under trees when it is raining.