Two men killed by lightning in southern Serbian village

Two men from the village of Malosiste in southern Serbia died after being struck by lightning on Wednesday evening, the daily Blic is reporting.

Source: Tanjug, Blic, Vecernje Novosti
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The victims have been named as 47-year-old Sasa Z., and 37-year-old Marjan Z.

The Basic Public Prosecution in Nis has been informed about the accident, the police in Nis have confirmed, adding that the bodies have been handed over to the families.

The tragedy occurred in the village half way between Nis and Doljevac, during a storm.

Severe storms affected many other areas of Serbia on Wednesday evening. In Ljubovija, western Serbia, egg-sized hailstones destroyed orchards previously damaged by snow that fell in early April.

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