Two secondary school girls have died early this morning after being struck by lighting in Ibote Village,Tharaka Nithi County.
Isabel Kanyua who is the mother of the form three girls ,Jackline Kanyua and Florida Kendi , has been burnt on her hands by the lightining.
Isabel Kanyua has told the journalists that it was around 3 am that she saw a strong flash of lightining accompanied by thunderstorms that brought light to the next room where her daughters were sleeping.She rushed to check and found the bed they were laying was full of flames that covered her daughters’ faces.
She made an effort of trying to wake them up but they had already died. She ran out crying for help from the neighbours.
Tharaka South Sub County Police Commander ,Margaret Magiri has said the police visited the scene and took the bodies to Marimanti Level four Hospital Mortuary .
Investigations are still going on with the aim to establish the exact cause of death.
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