TRAGEDY: Woman dies after being struck by lightning bolt while working in maize field


A woman from Mutare’s Dangamvura high density suburb was this morning struck by a lightning bolt while working in a maize field.

Stella Chipato’s body has since been sent to Victoria Chitepo Provincial Hospital’s mortuary.

Police spokesman Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa confirmed case which happened in the Destiny’s section of the suburb.

Last week a worker at the Grain Marketing Board Mutare depot was also fatally struck by a lightning bolting while on duty along with two other workmates who sustained serious injuries in the incident.

— Manica Post

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