Family statement - 11 year old struck by lightning

Statement by Joe Compton’s family: "Joe is in a stable condition at Frenchay Hospital with his family by his side. We would like to thank everyone for their support.

"We would particularly like to express our gratitude to the PE staff and leisure centre staff who came to Joe’s aid, we owe a huge amount of thanks to them."

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Schoolboy struck by lightning

A Wiltshire schoolboy is in hospital after being struck by lightning.