Boy dies from lightning strike at Shamangorwa village

RUNDU: A 15-year-old boy died after he was struck by lightning at Shamangorwa village in the Kavango East Region on Wednesday. The Namibian Police Force Acting Regional Commander in the region, Eino Nambahu, told Nampa on Thursday that the boy was helping his mother in their mahangu field around 18h00 when the incident occurred around. He has been identified as Kupembona Dickson Dinyando and his next of kin have been informed. In an unrelated incident in the Kavango West Region, a 25-year-old woman died on Tuesday after she allegedly swallowed smashed glass bottle pieces after an argument with her parents. The incident happened at Mafugu village at around 18h00. The deceased has been identified as Theresia Ndjembo. According to the police, no foul play was observed at the scene. Police investigations into the matter continue Source: The Namibia Press Agency