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Rare Lightning Strike at Los Angeles Beach Kills 1, Injures 8

One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main told the French news agency AFP that one of the individuals was in grave condition following the afternoon incident, while another was considered critical. The status of the remaining six was listed as fair. Seven of those taken to hospital were adults while the eighth was a...

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