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Terrifying footage shows moment an eight-year-old boy, eight was struck by a LIGHTNING BOLT while swimming at a beach on Australia Day - leaving him with horrific injuries A young boy was hit by lightning in NSW He was pulled from the ocean by lifesavers He is in a critical but stable condition
Horrendous footage has captured the moment a little boy was struck by lightning while enjoying a family day out at the beach.
The boy - believed to be aged eight - was hit by the strike at Barrack Point in Shellharbour on the NSW south coast at 5.30pm on Thursday.
A video shows the boy walking out into the water with his parents and younger brother. Moments later lightning strikes and he suddenly crumples.
It is understood the boy is English with his family only arriving in Australia a week ago.
A young boy - believed to be aged eight - was hit by lightning (above) at Barrack Point on NSW's south coast on Thursday
The boy was rushed to The