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Lightning kills at least 67 as monsoon sweeps India

Lightning kills at least 67 as monsoon sweeps India

At least 67 people have been killed by lightning in India over the past two days, disaster management officials said on Wednesday, as the annual monsoon rains sweep the country.

8 seriously hurt by lightning at German rock festival

8 seriously hurt by lightning at German rock festival

Eight people were seriously injured after being struck by lightning at a rock festival in western Germany on Friday night, the festival organiser said.

 Eleven people struck by lightning in Paris, six seriously hurt

Eleven people struck by lightning in Paris, six seriously hurt

Nine children and two adults were struck by a bolt of lightning in a park in Paris on Saturday and four of them have suffered life-threatening injuries, a spokesman for the French fire-fighting service said.

Lightning kills 59 in Bangladesh in three days

Lightning kills 59 in Bangladesh in three days

Lightning strikes have killed an unprecedented 59 people in Bangladesh in three days as tropical thunderstorms

Lightning kills four elephants in Sri Lanka

Lightning kills four elephants in Sri Lanka

Four elephants, including two calves, were killed by lightning in northern Sri Lanka in one of the worst wildlife tragedies to hit the country in years, officials said Sunday.