To celebrate the victory of the town of Mol’s local hockey team, confetti and ribbons were thrown up in the air. One of the ribbons touched a high-tension wire, causing a lightning flash which struck the field before spreading throughout the stand’s fences, according to Belgian media.
“Several people were sitting near the gates and were seriously injured,” Mol mayor Wim Caeyers told Dutch-language broadcaster VTM.
The victims, aged between 8 and 80, were mostly supporters of Mol's local female hockey team.
Fourteen people were reportedly injured and were taken to nearby hospitals for severe burns from the electrocution. Four of them sustained severe injuries but none are thought to be in serious danger, according to local media.
Jaw-dropping footage captures the devastation after a military fighter plane smashed into a warehouse during a routine training excercise.
Stunned warehouse workers are seen turning a corner inside the crumbling building to find a huge gaping hole and mountains of debris strewn across the floor.
The employees can be heard panting and swearing in aghast near March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, southern California, yesterday.
"That's a f****** airplane. That's a military airplane in our building," one man shouts in the new clip shared online.
Photos show boxes and equipment scattered across the floor. The plane is seen in a crumbling mess as what appears to be grey smoke bellows from the wreckage.
Daniel Gallegos, a warehouse worker, said: "I just hear this explosion and turn around to the back of the building, and I just seen a burst of flames and just the ceiling started falling through every part of the building."
Surveillance footage captures the moment an SUV crashed into a New Jersey pizzeria earlier this month. The driver faces multiple charges, including DUI and reckless driving. Three people inside the restaurant suffered minor injuries.
A Chinese man luckily survived falling into a river after the six-meter-high river bank collapsed underneath him in Baoding City, north China's Hebei Province. Reportedly, the man was deliberately jumping beside a large crack on the riverbank just minutes before the incident.
This horrific footage shows the moment a huge blaze ripped through a grade II listed Victorian factory leaving the historic building completely destroyed.
Fire crews were called to the former fertiliser factory in Bramford, near Ipswich, Suffolk at 4.58am on bank holiday Monday. Around 60 firefighters both from Suffolk and Essex fire services turned up to tackle the blaze which engulfed the former Fisons building, on Paper Mill Lane.
No one was thought to have been hurt, but the building which dates back to 1858, was destroyed by the blaze - that is believed to be a suspected arson attack.