-Lightening kills Namwala cattle herder

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—- A 28 year old man of Kopa compound in Namwala has been killed by lightening .


Police in Namwala identified the man as Fajo Kande Simuchile who was struck by lightening yesterday at about 13:30 hours at inongwe area in chief Mukobela’s area.


The police sources told ZANIS that the man was struck by lightning when he was the company of two others in inongwe plains when they were looking for missing cattle .


According to police, the trio sort refuge from rain under a tree which was struck by lightening that killed the victim.


The Other two are admitted to Namwala district hospital and are nursing shock from the lightening while the body of the deceased is lying at Namwala district hospital mortuary.


The victim is believed to be employed by a local businessmen in the district as a herdsman.