Military officials are investigating the death of a Special Forces Command soldier stationed at State House Entebbe.

Pte. Christopher Karugaba, of Nyakayojo Kashari Mbarara, died May 3. The 24-year-old was struck by lightning alongside two other soldiers along the State House security fence.

Pte. Christopher Karugaba has been identified as the SFC soldier killed by lightening at State House on Tuesday
Pte. Christopher Karugaba has been identified as the SFC soldier killed by lightening at State House on Tuesday

The elite force’s publicist, Maj. Chris Magezi had refused to reveal the names of the three soldiers as their families needed to be contacted first.

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A source said that by the time of his death at State house compound, Christopher was seeking shelter under a tree after a heavy Tuesday morning down pour.

The injured duo are also receiving treatment at the Forward Operating Location Kasenyi in Entebbe.

May his soul rest in peace.

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