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Lightning strikes six cows dead in Nyagatare

By IGIHE
On 23 septembre 2022 at 10:19

Lightning has struck dead six cows belonging to a man identified as Martin Mugiraneza residing in Karangazi Sector of Nyagatare District.

The incident occurred in the evening of Thursday 22nd September 2022 as it rained heavily in Karuhozi Village, Mbale Cell of Karangazi Sector.

The Executive Secretary of Karangazi Sector, Hope Mutesi has confirmed to IGIHE that the cows were struck dead by lightning in a farm.

She advised farmers to subscribe for livestock insurance so that they can get compensated in case of losses.

Similar incidents have been happening in Nyagatare District. Recently on 7th September, lightning also struck four cows dead in Rwempasha Sector of the same district.

On 14th August last year, another resident identified as Scovia Kobusingye lost nine cows to lightning strike. He was however compensated 28 cows by kind people.

Lightning struck the six cows dead in Nyagatare on Thursday 22nd September 2022 during heavy downpour.

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