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Rwanda - 16 killed and 140 injured March 10, 2018

News Reports of Lightning Injuries

Rwanda is part of East Africa

On Saturday March 10, 2018, Rwanda had one of the largest incidents of lightning injury recorded in the world - 16 dead, 140 injured, 3 in critical condition.  The incident occurred in a remote part of Rwanda and we are still trying to gather more information from colleagues in the area.  So far, we have not heard more information about the fate of those in critical condition.

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