Musician dies ,four injured as thunderstorm destroys Radio station


A 24-year-old  man has been confirmed dead following a heavy downpour that destroyed a radio mast in Dokolo Town.

Morris Olum a musician, is a resident of Aloi Sub-county he had joined four of his fellow musicians for a radio show on Lango Broadcasting Services (LBS), a local radio station in Dokolo Town.

Fred Eladu, the station manager indicates that during the Saturday heavy downpour, a heavy storm broke part of the radio mast, instantly crushing onto one of the studios where five musicians were being hosted to publicise a music show.

According to the station manager the incident happened at around 7:30 pm, the radio got hit by thunderstorms that broke the broadcast antennas and parts of the mast, crashing into one of the studios and injuring five artists.

Eladu adds that the injured artists were taken to Dokolo Health Center IV for medical attention.

Four victims were identified as, Captain Ice, Lil Square, Lil Inno and Josh Laxzo. These were set to perform at a music show shortly after being hosted on the radio.

The four who sustained minor injuries had been discharged from the hospital by the time of filing a story.