Last Saturday, six people who left a memorial in the cemetery of the village Scania in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, was killed by a direct hit of lightning. Four of them died at the scene, two died on the way to the hospital.
Another six people received injuries of varying severity and are in a local hospital. Occurs oceanaut as stable, writes on Sunday, December 13, the website of the broadcasting company SABC.
Every year in South Africa not less than one hundred people die from lightning strikes. These data were presented in November this year at a scientific conference on Lightning Lights in Pretoria, where they discussed the phenomenon of lightning.