Tayside and Central Scotland

Lightning strike hits council phones

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Image caption Lightning struck the Municipal Buildings

A lightning strike is causing disruption to phone lines and internet services at Stirling Council.

The local authority confirmed that a lightning strike at the Municipal Buildings in Corn Exchange Road had resulted in "technical issues".

A statement on the council's website said: "IT are currently investigating the extent of the damage and hoping to resume business as usual as soon as possible.

"We apologise for any inconvenience."

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