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Lightning strike in Burundi kills 7 students, injures 51

Lightning strike in Burundi has claimed lives of at least seven students and injured 51 others, international medias reported.

Lightning bolt hit the classroom where the high school students were sheltering from a severe storm.

Heavy rains have destroyed more than 500 houses in the area.

Government officials said it an exceptional disaster.

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 25, 2014