Shocking footage: Moment man is struck by lightning in terrifying video captured on his own mobile phone
- Jose Omar de Oliveira, known as Mazinho was filming during a lightening storm
- He and his friend Claudio Araujo Resende were playing with a radio at the time
- He said he and his friend were lucky to escape without injury after the strike
This is the shocking moment a Brazilian man and his friend are struck by lightening while filming during a thunder storm.
The incident happened in Serra do Cupim around four miles from the city of Minduri, south of Minas.
Jose Omar de Oliveira, known as Mazinho, and his friend Claudio Araujo Resende were filming on Sunday when the lightening struck.
This is the moment a lightening bolt almost kills two men in Brazil who were filming during a lightening storm while playing with an amateur radio
The lightening strike threw up some gravel which struck the two men, though amazingly they avoided serious injury
Mr de Oliverira believed the lightening bolt was attracted to their location by his cell phone
Speaking to local media, Mr de Oliveira said: ‘When I saw the sun and the rain on one side, I decided to make a video to show how great God is and to show nature so beautiful. Look at the strength that nature has. Thanks to God, we had a deliverance.
‘We felt a jolt and fell to the floor. Gravel flew at me. We were stunned and ran into the car at the same time .
‘There was never a lightning strike where we mess with the radio . I believe that it was my cell phone that attracted it.’
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