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Sri Lanka lightning kills two Chinese tourists

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A lightning strike in central Sri Lanka killed two Chinese tourists and injured three others Saturday while they were outside during a thunderstorm, police said. 

Lightening streaks across the sky in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo on April 11, 2011. A lightning strike in central Sri Lanka killed two Chinese tourists and injured three others Saturday while they were outside during a thunderstorm, police said.

A bolt of lightning hit the mountainous area where the tourists were on a sightseeing tour in Haputale, a picturesque tea-growing region, police said.

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