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Man injured in Brecon Beacons lightning strike 'improving'

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A man left in a serious condition after being hit by lightning has improved and is recovering, police say.

The man was one of four injured in two separate incidents on the Brecon Beacons on Sunday. Two men have since died. The fourth has been released from hospital.

Dyfed-Powys Police says all four men involved are believed to be from England.

The man that was in a serious condition in hospital has improved and is recovering. Officers are continuing to liaise with the next of kin of the deceased men and enquiries are ongoing. All four men involved were believed to be from England.

– Dyfed-Powys Police spokesperson

The coroner has been informed of the deaths.


Police find body in search for missing teen

Police investigating the disappearance of a Cardiff teenager say they've found a body. It was discovered on Sunday evening.

Police say they aren't treating Chantia's disappearance as suspicious Credit: South Wales Police/Family photo

17-year-old Chantia Iruagha, from the Canton area of the city was last seen on June 26th.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, but officers say they're continuing to keep Chantia's family updated.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her disappearance.

It was previously thought the teenager might have been camping in South Wales.

The coroner has been informed and police have thanked the public and the media for their assistance.


Armed police in Aberdare in ongoing firearm 'incident'

South Wales Police says it's dealing with an ongoing firearms incident in Aberdare. Credit: Google Maps

Armed police are dealing with an ongoing 'incident' in Aberdare.

South Wales Police says it has received reports of someone making threats with a firearm in the area. A police spokesman says armed officers have been sent as a precaution.

No further details of where the incident is were given by police.

Brecon Beacons lightning strikes: Man in serious condition

Dyfed Powys Police say one of the two men still in hospital as a result of Sunday's lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons remains in a serious condition.

The other did not suffer serious injuries, a police spokesperson added.

Two others died in what police described as "simultaneous incidents involving separate casualties" at around midday.

The next of kin of the dead men have been informed.

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