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.
First Published: Nov 20, 2006 09:09 IST