What About The $5M Rare Birds Killed by Lightning in UAE

Published March 25th, 2019 - 12:48 GMT
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One of the birds was worth more than Dh10 million ($2,722M).

As many as 50 rare birds worth over Dh20 million ($5,444M) were killed when a lightning bolt hit a farm in Al Dhafra area in Abu Dhabi, Al Bayan reported.

According to the farm's owner Khalfan bin Butti Al Qubaisi, the birds had won many trophies in competitions. They were priceless, he said.

One of the birds was worth more than Dh10 million.

The strong lightning bolt burned the farm, including their nests, he added.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

 


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