Tuesday, 12 February 2013

At least six children struck by lightning

JOHANNESBURG - A massive storm is brewing across Johannesburg this afternoon, as reports of flash floods stream in from some areas.

There has been much thunder and lightning across some parts of Gauteng and traffic has also been severely affected.

According to reports, six children were struck by lightning at a Johannesburg school this afternoon.

Details are still sketchy, but it is understood the pupils are from a school near the Johannesburg CBD.

Emergency service officials are at the school, but said they cannot confirm details around the lightning strike.

An Eyewitness News reporter is on the way to the scene.

This is a developing story, more details to follow.


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