News24 | Lightning kills two farmworkers in KwaZulu-Natal

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Lightning killed two KZN farmworkers.

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Two farmworkers died after they were struck by lightning in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal. 

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) said lightning struck around 14:00 on Wednesday.

Fifty farm employees were affected and received medical attention; four were recovering in hospital. 

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