A pregnant woman was killed when a lightning struck a tree in the Rostov region of Russia. Four other people - two men and two women - were hospitalized.
The incident occurred on Saturday in the city of Shakhty, during heavy rain. Five people were hiding from the rain under a tree on a local beach, when a lightning struck their shelter.
As a result, one of the people hiding underneath the tree, a pregnant woman, was killed immediately, whereas four others suffered injuries of various degrees of severity: two men aged 23 and 26, and two women, aged 27 and 41, were hospitalized at the cardiological department of the local hospital.
Russia's Ambassador to Belarus, Mikhail Babich, said that Moscow would treat any military intervention in the affairs of Belarus as an attack on Russia