Lightning Strikes Kill 5, Injure 100 in Tatra Mountains

Witnesses said the thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that began with clear weather.

  • Published 22 August 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said. Witnesses said the thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that began with clear weather. Four people were killed on the Polish side, including two children, a spokeswoman for the Polish air ambulance service, Kinga Czerwinska, told the news broadcaster TVN24. Slovak… Read at AP News