Horrified mum captures moment son, 12, is nearly struck by lightning bolt while playing in water with umbrella

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Nature
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A horrified mum filming her young son playing with an umbrella captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck just feet away. The 12-year-old boy was standing under a pouring roof drainpipe, using the umbrella to shield his body, in his garden in Posadas, Argentina. Video footage shows a powerful bolt of lightning lance down from the almost clear sky and strike right by him. Carolina Koturm, who was filming her son, shrieks and drops her phone as her garden fence bursts into flames .

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