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15 cows killed by lightning

National News // June 30, 2017

Following yesterday’s news a man had been struck by lightning in Geneva – farmers in canton Sankt Gallen have discovered 15 of their cows have been killed by strikes.

Pixabay 15 cows killed by lightning

The cows, owned by three different farmers, were found dead in a field 1,700 meters above sea level.

The deaths also leaves several calves without a mother.

The carcasses had to be helicoptered to an incinerator as they are no longer fit for human consumption.  

 

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