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Fifteen injured by lightning at a music festival in France

Fifteen injured by lightning at a music festival in France

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During a music festival in the town of Azerailles in the north-east of France, Saturday, fifteen people were affected by the lightning. Two victims are in life-threatening danger, report French media.

A woman of about sixty years, and a 44-year-old man are in bad shape. According to the regional authorities they walked burns.

The lightning struck a tent in which people were seeking shelter because of the storm. Among the victims are also children.

After the emergency services at the festival first aid had been granted, the victims were taken to the hospital.

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