Iconic Rio de Janeiro Statue Damaged by Lightning

Credit: MGN Online

Iconic Rio de Janeiro Statue Damaged by Lightning

January 22, 2014 Updated Jan 22, 2014 at 12:27 PM EST

Rio de Janeiro's famous Christ the Redeemer statue was damaged by lightning during a recent storm.

Repairs to the hand and head are expected to take four months. See the damage the statue sustained by watching the video below. (Video may not display on some mobile devices)




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