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Lightning Kills Five on Kazakhstan Farm

<i> Associated Press</i>

Five people were killed by lightning Wednesday while working in a potato field in the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan, Tass reported.

A retired woman, her two adult daughters and two grandchildren were digging potatoes in the village of Pavlovka when a thunderstorm struck.

Witnesses said the victims covered themselves with wet potato sacks as protection from the rain but were found dead several minutes later by a relative, Tass reported.


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