Several Dead and Over 100 Injured by Lightning Strikes in the Tatra Mountains

Lightning strikes are believed to have killed five people and injured over 100 others in the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and Slovakia Thursday.

A sudden thunderstorm reportedly struck the region, hitting a popular tourist and hiking destination. Four of the deaths occurred on the Polish side, with the one other fatalities coming from neighboring Slovakia.

The lightning strikes reportedly hit the Giewont peak as well as other locations across the Tatras.

Source: Lightning strikes kill 5, injure 100 in Tatra Mountains

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