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Lightning Strike Sends 77 Air Force Cadets to Hospital

All appear to be doing fine
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2011 6:25 PM CDT

(Newser) – Scary lightning strike in Mississippi, though no serious injuries appear to have resulted: The bolt hit a power pole near tents where Air Force ROTC cadets were training, sending 77 cadets to the hospital for evaluation. Two went by ambulance from Camp Shelby and the rest by bus, reports AP. The college-age cadets were at the camp for two weeks of training, and all were responsive and stable, notes CNN. (Read more lightning strike stories.)

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