Close-By Lightning Strike Gives Local a Scare During Greek Storm

Storyful Published July 11, 2019 1,407 Plays

Rumble / Lightning StrikesAt least six people were killed and dozens more injured when a massive storm struck the northern Greek region of Halkidiki on July 10. Tourists, including children, from the Czech Republic, Romania and Russia were reported to be among the dead. This video shows lightning striking a building in Thessaloniki, a city just north of the peninsula of Halkidiki. Doumparatzis Marios, who was recording from his balcony, quickly retreated from the strike. Credit: Doumparatzis Marios via Storyful