Friday, May 10, 2013

Lightning Strike Injures 39 In Germany

A lightning strike has injured 39 people, eight of them severely, at a Father's Day party in Germany.

The majority of those hurt were affected by shock and burns.

The strike happened at a fairground near the city of Schwerin, in the north east of the country.

A witness told NDR 1 Radio MV, there was a loud bang and when they could next see, it appeared that people had fallen down in "rows".