Storm Batters Town in Northern Greece, Kills Six

A freak storm in northern Greece killed six tourists and left more than 30 others injured on Wednesday.

Violent winds and rain battered Halkidiki, an area near Thessaloniki, popular with holidaymakers.

An elderly Czech couple was among those killed when their caravan was blown over.

Two Russians and two Romanians also died, according to local reports.

The localized storm reportedly only lasted around 10-15 minutes.

Other injured people were transferred to local hospitals and one was taken to intensive care, but all of them are in a stable condition, a government official said.


Source: NewsNet | Storm Batters Town in Northern Greece, Kills Six