Damage to the temple
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Lightning blows hole in Leicester temple roof

CCTV has captured the moment lightning struck a Sikh temple, blowing a hole in the roof and sending worshippers fleeing in terror.

About 20 people were praying inside the Ramgarhia temple in Leicester when it was hit on Saturday afternoon.

Avatar Semhi, one of the temple's committee members, said the "rear wall and roof were literally blown off".

Navtej Johal reports.

  • 26 Jan 2014
  • From the section UK
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