One dead after lightning strike on running group in Greece
A lightning strike has killed one athlete and seriously injured another during a night trail mountain racing event in Greece.
According to local police officials, the athletes who were struck by lightning were taking part in a night trail mountain racing competition at an altitude of 1,340 meters on the 6 peaks of Mount Falkrow in Greece.
According to officials, 55 athletes were participating in the night track mountain racing event, and most of them had reached the finish line when the incident happened.
According to police, two athletes were struck by lightning during a 22.2-mile racing event near the town of Paraguay, in which one athlete was killed on the spot while the other was seriously injured and airlifted to hospital.
According to the officials, the condition of the athlete who was injured in the incident of lightning is still critical, he is being given medical assistance.