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Berlin (AFP) June 29, 2012
Three women were killed by lightning and a fourth was badly injured Friday in the central German city of Korbach, police said.
The four women had sought shelter from a late-afternoon storm in a cabin on a golf course when it was struck by lightning, police said in a statement.
"Despite doctors' efforts, three of the four women died," local police spokesman Wolfgang Jungnitsch said.
The fourth is fighting for her life.
Weather services had issued storm warnings Friday for several regions in Germany.
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Britain hit by more floods in summer of storms
London (AFP) June 29, 2012
Britain was bracing for more disruption on Friday after storms and flash floods in which one man died and hundreds of homes were evacuated. A landslide near the England-Scotland border overnight brought train services to a halt as torrential rains hit large swathes of Britain in the latest bout of unseasonable weather in the country. One man died on Thursday after being swept away by a f ... read more
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