Three dead in Germany rains

Last Updated: Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 23:55

Berlin: At least three people died and 20 others were injured as violent rainstorms ravaged parts of Germany from Friday night till Saturday morning, Xinhua reported.

A nine-year-old girl was killed by lightning at Heidenau near the southeastern city of Dresden, when she was trying to seek shelter from a thunderstorm.

In the north of Dresden, a tree fell on a car and badly injured a 23-year-old man who sitting inside. The man died shortly afterwards.
A 47-year-old woman cyclist was killed when a tree hit her as she rode through a forest road near Luneburg city in Lower Saxony region of western Germany.


First Published: Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 23:55

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