Christ the Redeemer, the famous statue in Brazil was hit by a bolt of lightning. Images of the statue being struck by the lightning are being circulated on social media and people are mesmerised.
The incident took place on February 10. A bolt of lightning struck the head of the statue. The image of the lightning was posted on Twitter by a user @Rainmaker1973. The mind-blowing image was captured by Fernando Braga. Since posting, it has gone viral with over 6 million views. The image has been liked more than 183k times.
Actor Will SSmith made an Instagram post about the incident.