One pupil has died while another is receiving medical treatment after the two were struck by lightning while at their school in Rubavu district.
The pupils struck by lightning are reportedly students of Kanama catholic school located at Kanama sector.
Tuyisenge Annociate the Executive secretary, Kanama sector said the pupils were struck while returning from school on Tuesday.
On the same day, four other people were reportedly struck by lightning in districts of Karongi and Rutsiro.
Throughtout Rwanda, the rains have started signaling the start of planting season. Howeverm some parts of the country have not received the rains yet. Other areas are experiencing strong winds coupled with heavy down pour.