Lightning strikes during music festival in Azerailles town

France, 15 people were injured after lightning strikes during a music festival in northeast town Azerailles today.

Local officials said that the lightning struck in several areas during the Vieux Canal festival. Two people were said to be in serious condition after being struck.

The victims were directly hit by the lightning and suffered burns. Those injured received first aid from the festival’s emergency centre before being taken to the hospitals.

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