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By Ahura Mujuni Mark

Two people died on spot on Tuesday after being struck by lightening  during a heavy down pour in Kanungu district.

A woman identified as Jenesta Tumuhimbise died with her 3- year -old child were coming from a trading centre in Rukore parish to buy family items when lightening struck them to death.

Another resident identified as Caleb Kipande is also counting loses after   17  of his cows  were struck by lightening .

Kipande who is the chairman of Kayonza Tea Factory said the rain that  started early in the morning  involved  lightning and thunderstorms.