The Parc Monceau
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Paris lightning 'struck that one tree', says eyewitness

Lightning struck a birthday party in Parc Monceau in Paris, injuring 11 people, mostly children.

Three of the victims are said to be in a life-threatening condition.

Virgile Resende was close to the park and saw the lightning strike.

"This group of people decided to group under a tree to get to safety and it was a bad choice for them," he said.

  • 28 May 2016
  • From the section Europe
Go to next video: Lightning strike in Falmouth storm