In Uganda, 18 students and a teacher were killed Tuesday when lightning struck their school in Runyana. Another 51 students were injured in the incident. The same day, lightning struck another school elsewhere in Uganda, injuring 37 students and two teachers. At least 34 Ugandans have been killed in electrical storms in the last few weeks, but experts say schools tend to be especially vulnerable because they’re built on high ground and unlikely to have lightning rods.
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