Lightning kills two pupils, 12 injured

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Lightning kills two pupils, 12 injured
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Two children have been left dead while 12  others are hospitalized due after a lightning strike occurred on the evening of June 7, 2024, at Akorikeya Primary School in Amudat district.

The Karamoja Police Spokesperson confirmed the incident

"The bodies of the deceased are currently at Amudat Hospital mortuary, awaiting post-mortem examination," Longole said

He said  authorities have launched an investigation into the incident to determine the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

"The police and emergency services are working together to provide support to the affected families."

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