At the festival in France as a result of a lightning strike injured 15 people
At the scene arrived two ambulance crews, 60 firefighters, and members of the gendarmerie.
TASS, September 3. At least 15 guests music festival Vieux Canal, passing to the North-East of France, were injured on Saturday as a result of a lightning strike. Two of them are in serious condition, said the report, which was published on the page in Facebook the prefect of the Department of Meurthe and Moselle.
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According to him, the incident happened on Saturday around 16:00 local time (17:00 GMT) in the municipality of Azri during a festival held there. At the scene arrived two ambulance crews, 60 firefighters, and members of the gendarmerie.
It is noted that currently the situation is under control.
According to TV channel BFM, in connection with the incident, all scheduled for Saturday evening in the festival performances were cancelled.
Festival Vieux Canal began on 1 September. The event is held in the municipality annually for five years and serves as a platform for performances of young talents.