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Lightning strikes N.H. Boy Scout camp; 23 hurt

Lightning hit a Boy Scout camp in Gilmanton, N.H., Monday evening, injuring 23 campers, said the fire chief in nearby Belmont, N.H., whose department responded to the site.

Chief David Parenti said that most of the concern centered on six of the campers at Griswold Scout Reservation, 87 miles north of Boston, because of the location of burns on their bodies, but that the injuries were not serious.

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