Lightning takes four lives in southwestern Iran

Ahvaz, Khuzestan Prov, Aug 17, IRNA – Four men died after they were struck by lightning in the southwestern city of Izeh Saturday night.
A local official told IRNA that the victims were hit and immediately killed by lightning while they were crossing the street in Izeh, some 170 km from Ahvaz.

In a rare phenomenon, Izeh and some mountainous areas in east of Khuzestan experienced heavy thunderstorms on Saturday.

Thunderstorms are not common in Khuzestan.



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