Lightning kills three primary school pupils in Nakuru


Three pupils of Mkulima Primary School in Kuresoi, Nakuru County, were on Thursday evening killed and 34 others injured following a lightning strike.

Nakuru County Commissioner Erastus Mbui  confirmed the incident saying that 30 of the injured are receiving treatment at the Kuresoi Health Centre.

According to Mr. Mbui, the other four are nursing serious injuries and have since been transferred to the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital.

Kuresoi North MP Moses Cheboi demanded for lightning arresters to be erected to ensure this does not happen again.

Bodies of the deceased have since been transferred to the Molo hospital morgue.