At least 18 people killed in India lightning strikes

Eleven of those killed were tourists visiting the Amer fort on the outskirts of the state capital Jaipur, after lightning struck a watchtower near the site.

Most of those dead were local tourists, local authorities said.

A video taken by Reuters TV partner ANI showed footwear and items belonging to the victims left at the fort, as rescue workers surveyed the area on Monday (July 12).

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