16 Killed as Lightning Strikes Rwandan Church
The Nyaruguru District has laid to rest the victims of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church lightning tragedy that left 16 dead and at least 140 people injured. This comes as authorities are launching a crackdown on churches that lack basic infrastructure, fall short on hygiene standards and that are contravening safety regulations.
Residents of Nyabimata at the burial of the 16 residents who were struck by lightening.
"I don't think we have as many boreholes. Do we even have as many factories? But 700 churches, which you even had to close? This has been a mess," said President Paul Kagame when ... Read more »