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Two people die in lightning strikes

Two people died after they were hit by lightning while out walking as summer thunderstorms battered Britain.

Another two people were taken to hospital following the electrical storms which hit the Brecon Beacons.

The two people died in two separate lightning strikes over the weekend, according to a statement from the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

Another person who suffered burns has been transferred to Morriston Hospital, while the other casualty is still receiving treatment.