UAE : Lightning Bolt Kills 50 Rare Species Of Birds

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An overall estimate of 50 rare species of birds worth over Dh20 million was killed when a lightning bolt hit a farm in Al Dhafra area in Abu Dhabi.

The farm’s owner acclaimed that the birds were priceless and had won many trophies in competitions. He further added one among the birds was a famous competition winner and was valued more than Dh10 million.

Initially, the report stated killing of 35 rare falcon chicks in the lightning strike. The strong lightning bolt has burnt the farm and the birds’ nests transforming the entire area into a pile of ashes and the birds were burnt to death in the painful incident.