The executive secretary of Rwimiyaga sector, Sam Gatunge has told IGIHE that lightning struck dead these cows during heavy rain.
“Eleven of the cows struck dead belong to a resident identified as Sam Ruzindana. Two sheep were also struck dead. The incident happened as they sought shelter under a tree during heavy rain,” he said.
Apart from killed livestock, Gatunge explained that the rain did not cause more ravages.
He advised residents to avoid seeking shelters under trees and using electronics during rains.