Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

August 29, 2016 12:08 PM

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STOCKHOLM — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway.

The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in the lightning storm Friday.

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