23 august 2019

Lightning storm could be 'compared to a terrorist attack,' Polish official says

stripes.com

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish emergency official on Friday likened the deadly lightning storm over the Tatra Mountains that killed at least five people and injured more than 150 to a terror attack in terms of the number of casualties and some of the wounds. Survivors described horrific scenes in which climbers were blown off slopes, suffered severe trauma injuries after being hit by rocks or couldn't move in the initial aftermath of the storm. Two people remain missing after multiple lightning [...]