8 People Injured After Lightning Strikes Florida Beach, Reports Say

By Jack Phillips |

At least eight people were injured after being hit by lightning on a Florida beach, according to news reports on July 21.

WTSP, a local news station, reported that at least one person was directly struck by lightning on Clearwater Beach amid thunderstorms.

The person who was directly hit by the lightning bolt reportedly has life-threatening injuries.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.