11 injured as lightning strikes Paris park

Firefigthers walk at the entrance of the Parc Monceau on May 28, 2016 in Paris, after eleven people including 10 children were struck by lightning in the parcEleven people, most of them children, were injured Saturday when lightning struck a birthday party in a Paris park, officials said, adding that six of the victims were seriously injured. Police said eight children and three adults were hurt when the storm hit as they were holding the celebrations in Parc Monceau in northwest Paris. “They had taken shelter under a tree,” said Paris official Karen Taieb.

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