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3 citizens injured in Oman lightning strike

Web Report/Muscat
Filed on November 10, 2019
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Deep air depression in the Arabian Gulf causing heavy rain and strong winds.

Three Gulf nationals were injured in a lightning strike on Saturday in Oman.

According to a statement issued by the Royal Oman Police, the three Omani citizens were hit by lightning in Sohar.

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"One of them is in a critical stage and we have transferred the person to Sohar hospital," ROP said in a statement.



Due to deep air depression in the Arabian Gulf, Oman has also been experiencing heavy rainfall, thunderstorm - along with UAE - in its North Al Batinah region.

Police in Oman have urged motorists to take caution when driving during rainy weather.


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