Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 27 December 2014

Lightning kills four at wedding

Lightning has killed four people at a wedding in Mauritania
Lightning has killed four people at a wedding in Mauritania

Lightning has killed four people at a wedding in a village in Mauritania.

Wedding guest El Hadi Ould Mohamed said a lightning bolt struck and killed two women and two men.

He said two other people have taken to hospital east of Nouakchott, the capital, with burns.

The bride and groom were not injured.

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