Girl struck by lightning dies

2015-01-30 22:14


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Johannesburg - A 9-year-old girl died after being hit by lightning in Marble Hall, Limpopo police said on Friday.

Refilwe Mokau, in Grade 3 at Makalakanye Primary School, was struck at Ga-Botha village while on her way home from school on Thursday, police spokesperson Lethunya Mmuroa said.

"She was rushed to Lefiso clinic for treatment. Unfortunately she didn't survive."


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