By Esther Manduwa
A 13-year-old girl has died while 2 others have sustained burns after being struck by lightning in Dowa district.
Dowa Police spokesperson Gladson M'bumpha said the incident happened on Sunday afternoon at Lovimbi Village in the area of Traditional Authority Chiwere in the district when the 3 sought shelter in a house when it was raining.
The injured are receiving treatment at Dowa District Hospital.
The deceased hailed from Msakuwa Village in the area of Traditional Authority Mkukula in Dowa district.