Four die, more than 100 hurt in thunderstorm in Poland’s Tatra mountains

A TOPR (Tatra Volunteer Search and Rescue) helicopter and an ambulance are seen as rescuers conduct a rescue operation after a thunderstorm in the Tatra Mountains, in Zakopane, Poland August 22, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Marek Podmokly via REUTERS

WARSAW (Reuters) – Four people, two of them children, died and more than 100 were injured during a thunderstorm in Poland’s Tatra mountains on Thursday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said. A fifth person was killed by the storm in the West Tatras in neighbouring Slovakia, mountain rescue services reported. Lightning hit a group of tourists […]

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