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Lightning kills 5 in Colombia during soccer match

A bolt of lightning killed 5 people at a football match in Colombia and left another 28 injured.

india Updated: Nov 20, 2006 11:09 IST

A bolt of lightning killed five people at a football match in northeastern Colombia and left another 28 injured, local authorities said.

The lightning struck a tent where 60 people had sought shelter from a heavy rain during the match in Abrego in the Norte de Santander province bordering Venezuela.

Ten of the injured were children, who were taken to hospital with first- and second-degree burns.