Lightning strike kills 11 members of Colombian tribe
Posted by Akhi Soufyan
At least 11 members of a tribe in Sierra Nevada killed when lightning struck a thatch-roofed hut they were meeting in.
The electrical storm took place around midnight as the tribe was performing a traditional ceremony (REUTERS)
Authorities say 11 members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia’s Caribbean coast were killed when a lightning bolt struck a thatch-roofed hut where they were gathered.
Military officials said on Monday that another 15 members of the Wiwa tribe that live high in the coastal Sierra Nevada range were injured with burns, six of them seriously.
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