Northern Ireland

Children struck by lightning at Killowen Primary in Lisburn out of hospital

Police at Killowen Primary School in Lisburn Image copyright PACEMAKER
Image caption The incident happened at Killowen Primary School on 7 June

Two children injured in a lightning strike at a Lisburn primary school last week have been released from hospital.

Seven-year-old Georgia Allen and her five-year-old brother Geordie were injured at Killowen Primary School.

Their father, 36-year-old George Allen, remains critically ill.

Staff at the school used a defibrillator on Mr Allen after the incident, and he was resuscitated at the scene.

His son was also originally said to be in a critical condition.

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