Five dead as violent storms ravage Poland
Five people, including two Girl Guides, have died in freak accidents as violent storms hit Poland amid a heatwave.
The two girls, aged 13 and 14, were crushed by falling trees while sleeping in a tent when a storm hit the campground for Girl Guides and Boy Scouts in the northern village of Suszek.
Another 20 children were said to have been injured.
A woman died when a tree hit her house in the northern village of Konarzyny.
In a nearby village, a man sleeping in a tent also perished after being hit by a tree brought down by high winds.
Authorities in the same region also confirmed the death of a fifth victim, a 48-year-old man, crushed by a tree.
A total of 28 people were reported injured.
Power was cut to around half a million homes and businesses as violent winds downed trees and ripped off roofs in northern and southern regions.
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