Lightning kills 4 members of one family in Malawi

Four members of the same family were killed and two others were injured after lightning struck in Dedza.

The incident occurred on the night of Wednesday, November 24, 2021, in the village of Mkokoko in Tambala Administrative District.

Dedza Deputy Police Chief Sgt. Kassim Manda identified the four dead: 44-year-old Kalisto Masece, 38-year-old Emily Natani, 14-year-old Ayankha Kalisito and 8-year-old Shadrek Kalisito.

They all hail from the village of Mkokoko in the Tambala administrative district of Dedza.

The other two members injured are identified as Andisen Kalisto, 12, and Mainasi Kalisto, 20. They were sent to Nkhoma Mission Hospital for treatment.

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