7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium.

**The CNN video above shows the aftermath of the damage due to the lightning***

Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn't appear that anyone was directly struck by the lightning Sunday afternoon. He says the lightning did, however, kick up rocks and gravel and knock a few people down. It struck shortly after 4 p.m.

The injuries do not appear to be serious.

Green Bay beat the Bucs, 20-3.

 

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