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Seven injured by lightning in California

Lightning strikes injure up to seven people in Venice Beach, Calif.
By Danielle Haynes Follow @DanielleHaynes1 Contact the Author   |   July 27, 2014 at 6:51 PM

VENICE BEACH, Calif., July 27 (UPI) -- Up to seven people were injured by lightnin Sunday at California's Venice Beach, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.

A series of rare thunderstorms hit the area Sunday afternoon, producing cloud-to-ground lightning, the National Weather Service said.

The extent of the injuries of the victims at Venice Beach wasn't reported.

Earlier Sunday, a man in Catalina Island was also struck by lightning, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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