Standard 7 girl dies after being electrocuted in Bumula

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Mourners in Nasianda village, the home of the electrocuted girl
Mourners in Nasianda village, the home of the electrocuted girl

Grief engulfed Nasianda village in Bumula constituency after a class seven girl was electrocuted to death after pulling a branch that his brother had cut and fell on an electric wire near their home.

According to the mother, the late Tabitha was helping his brother to pull a branch that he had cut but unfortunately passed on saying it is very painful to lose such a young soul.

Bernard Wesebebe the head teacher of Nasianda primary school said the late was one of the bright pupils in the school saying it is a big loss to the family and the community at large.

He further called upon parents to be cautious while assigning their children chores saying they need to be careful so as not to lose young and promising pupils.