Lightning has reportedly struck a Kenyan footballer dead as he celebrated his team’s equaliser against their opponents.
According to a report by The Standard of Kenya, the victim, Allan Mbote, was a 20-year-old Kenyatta University student.
He played as a defender for a team known as Red Sharks.
The incident happened on Sunday, with five other players also injured by the lightning during Nangina Ward Football Tournament at Luchululo village.
Three of the players are still on admission at Nangina Mission Hospital.
The Standard reported that Mbote’s death was the latest lightning tragedy to hit Kenya in recent days.
On 9th December, lightning also killed three children in Teso North constituency.