300 reindeers were killed by a devastating lighting strike (PICS)

300 reindeers were killed by a devastating lighting strike (PICS)

– 300 wild reindeers died in tragic natural disaster in Norway

– Officials say it could be the deadliest lighting strike in history

– Warning! There’re shocking graphic images of animals

Recent devastating lighting attack in central Norway killed more than 300 reindeers. The pictures show a jumble of animal carcasses scattered across a small area on a mountainside.

READ ALSO: Brave dog saves her four puppies from drowning (Video)

Officials describe it as an unusually large natural disaster and now believe it could be the deadliest lighting strike in history.

The Norwegian Environment Agency says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in the lightning storm on Friday.

READ ALSO: Cat fights snake while it’s being eaten alive by huge toad

Agency spokesman Kjartan Knutsen said reindeer tend to stay very close to each other in bad weather, which could explain how so many were killed at once.

Thousands of reindeer migrate across the barren Hardanangervidda plateau as the seasons change.

Watch the frightening pictures below.

300 reindeers were killed by a devastating lighting strike (PICS)
300 reindeers were killed by a devastating lighting strike (PICS)
300 reindeers were killed by a devastating lighting strike (PICS)

READ ALSO: Dog refuses to leave its owner's coffin who died in earthquake

 

Related news

Gigantic Shield Over Chernobyl Will Protect The World From Its Radiation

Gigantic Shield Over Chernobyl Will Protect The World From Its Radiation

Gigantic Shield Over Chernobyl Will Protect The World From Its Radiation