October 25, 2008

Lightning Strike Kills 52 Cows in Uruguay

More than 50 cows were killed by a single lightning strike in a pasture in Uruguay, El Paid newspaper reported Friday.

Police released photos to local media of the 52 dead cows lying in a row after being killed by the strike.

The cows were reportedly killed in a pasture near the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, while leaning against a fence that was struck by lightning during an electrical storm.