Four Polish hikers killed by lightning

July 29th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS  

London, July 29 (IANS) Four people hiking in mountains in southern Poland were killed by lightning, BBC reported.

The four — a couple in their 50s, their daughter and her boyfriend — were last seen Wednesday when they went off the trail in search of shelter from a violent storm.

Their bodies were found Friday at the bottom of a ravine in the Pieniny mountains, near the Slovak border.

Polish authorities will investigate the exact cause of death.

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