Deaths as lightning strikes in Poland's Tatra Mountains

August 22, 2019 - 9:08 am

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Mountain rescuers in Poland say some people have been killed and others injured when a sudden thunderstorm passed over the country's southern Tatra Mountains.

The TOPR rescue service said Thursday that rescuers were dispatched to Giewont peak where a group of tourists, including children, had been struck by lightning. Footage on TVN24 showed TOPR rescuers racing to a helicopter to get to the peak.

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