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Indy camp back to normal after lightning hurts 3

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indianapolis summer camp it has resumed its normal schedule a day after a lightning strike injured three children.

Goldman Union Camp Institute, a Reform Jewish summer camp, posted a message on its Facebook page that camp director Rabbi Mark Covitz sent to the parents of campers saying it had resumed its normal camp schedule and "the safety of your children is our highest priority."

A woman answering the phone at the camp Sunday said she could not release any information.

Indianapolis police say one child was critically injured and two others were hospitalized in stable condition after the lightning strike Saturday afternoon. It says the injured campers are a 12-year-old Loveland, Ohio, boy and two 9-year-olds, a Chesterfield, Mo., girl, and a Kentucky boy, possibly from Louisville.

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