A 45-year-old man and his son were on Sunday struck dead by a bolt of lightning at their home in Lamwo District in Uganda, local leaders said.
The incident which happened at Lumodo east village, Palabule parish, Lamwo town council at about 4:30pm during a rainfall also left three other people with severe bodily injuries, reports Daily Monitor.
The late father and son were David Obwor and his son George Obalim, 10, while the injured were identified as Bosco Olol, 40, Jennifer Abwor and a five-year-old girl only identified as Ajalo.
Mr George Nyeko, the LCIII Chairperson Lamwo Town Council said the injured were rushed to Lukung Health Center III, where they are currently receiving medical treatment.
Mr Nyeko noted that Obwor and those who sustained injuries were seated under a tree in their compound when lightning struck them.
He explained that the survivors were visiting the Obwor family when the incident happened.