June 18, 2024

Three Children Killed as Lightning Strikes Dokolo


By Daniel Ongoda (editor@vol.co.ug)


Three children who are members of the same family in Kangai Sub County, Dokolo District were this afternoon struck dead by lightning.

The deceased  are; Adongo Robina 14, daughter to Okello Jonathan, Amen Jadox 7, son to Oketi Jasper and Acen Marion 5, daughter to Apio Jenifer, who are all residents of Ocikikot B, Angwenya parish, Kangia Sub County, Dokolo District.

Adongo Robina and Amen Jadox were pupils of Angwenya primary school.

Rev Gorge Omia the Parish Priest Agoronyut Church of Uganda, who visited the deceased home said the children were struck by lightning at around 3pm as they took shelter at their grandfather, Amen Moses’ house.

Omia said the children were rushed to Kwera Health III but they did not make it

Moses Amen who survived the lightning said the bodies of the children have been returned back home, awaiting burial.

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