Lightning Strikes Beach, Hitting 3 Kids

Children hospitalized in Puerto Rico
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 28, 2024 3:00 AM CDT
Lightning Strikes Beach, Hitting 3 Kids
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Lightning struck a Puerto Rico beach in the northern coastal town of Isabela during inclement weather Monday, injuring three children, one seriously, Puerto Rican police said. The children, whose ages ranged from 7 to 12, were taken to a hospital in the nearby town of Aguadilla, a police statement said. The oldest youngster was listed in serious condition, the AP reports. No further details were released. (More lightning strike stories.)

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