Caught on camera: Lighting strikes boy in Argentina

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(CBS) A boy is unharmed after being struck by lightning in Argentina. His mother catches the event on camera.

Carolina Kotur says her 12-year old son was playing in the rain with an umbrella when a violent lightning bolt struck him in the middle of his patio.

The images show the exact moment in which the electric shock hit and the reaction of frightened boy and mother.

Kotur explains she was calming her daughter's fear of lightning. When the person helping her with the cleaning told her that her son was playing in the courtyard with an umbrella. Carolina decided to film him because he was "making a joke" and was filming just the lightning struck.

Miraculously, the child was not killed.