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Tourists hurt by lightning strike

Eight people have been injured by a lightning strike at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove water park in Florida.

SeaWorld spokesman Nick Gollattscheck said three guests and five employees were hurt but none were hit directly by lightning at the attraction in Orlando. None of the injuries were life-threatening.

Mr Gollattscheck said the guests and two of the employees were taken to a local hospital as a precaution. The other three workers were taken to a local urgent care facility. All were conscious and alert.

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