Lightning strikes 10 women in Kenyan village
Lightning struck 10 women in Mbombo village in Laikipia west of Kenya on Thursday.
The Ol Moran Deputy County Commissioner, Dan Mwangi, confirmed the women sustained body injuries after being struck around 5pm on Thursday.
According to Standard, the Commissioner said that they were attending a meeting when it started raining. “Suddenly, lightning struck and the tree that they were covering themselves from fell on them. Ten of them sustained injuries,” he noted.
He said that good Samaritans rushed to the scene and took them to Ol Moran health center. “Eight of them were discharged after they sustained minor injuries.
However, two of them who had serious injuries were taken to Nyahururu county referral hospital and have since been admitted,” he said. The official said that they sustained broken ribs.