Thunder strike kills 2, injures 4 in Burundi

Thunder strike kills 2, injures 4 in Burundi
# 07 January 2013 21:41 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. Two persons were killed on the spot and four others seriously injured in a thunder strike in Burundi, a local official said on Monday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

The casualties were caused on Sunday night at Rutenderi in the commune of Kayogoro in the southern province of Makamba, a official of the local administration told Xinhua by phone.

"The thunder strike hit people who were taking their drinks in a small bar where locally brewed drinks are taken. Two men died on the spot and four others were seriously injured and were taken to Gihofi Hospital in Makamba's neighboring province of Rutana, 4 km from the village of Rutenderi," said Zache Misago, administrator of Kayogoro.

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