Two inmates have been killed and scores seriously injured when lightning struck Nawanyago county Prisons in Kamuli district.
Authorities identified the dead as Samuel Wambi, 20, from Kisozi Sub County in Kamuli and Denis Wambi, 18, from Mbulamuti Sub County.
The injured included Fred Muyingo and Mr Waiswa Katakuwange from Mutai village in Jinja District. The two were admitted for medical attention.
The Spokesperson of the Police in Busoga North Region, Mr Michael Kasadha, said that the group was struck at around 2 p.m. as they had gone out during a downpour to collect water for use.