Mkoba woman struck by lightning while planting sweet potatoes

Elizabeth Mashiri

Midlands Bureau

Gweru – A woman from Mkoba 11 in Gweru was struck and killed by lighting while planting sweet potatoes in a field near Bata Shoe Company yesterday at around 4pm.

Mildred Chinguwo (55) was with her husband when the incident happened.

Midlands Police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende confirmed the story to The Mirror.

“The deceased died on the spot,” said Mukwende.

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