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Lightning strike kills three women in Germany
by Staff Writers
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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