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Lightning strikes crowd on Venice Beach in Los Angeles

One person has been killed and at least 15 others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning.

They were caught in a thunderstorm that hit Venice Beach in the early afternoon.

Another person was struck by lightning on a golf course on Catalina Island off the Californian coast.

Richard Lister reports.

  • 28 Jul 2014
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