30/01/2014 07:43 GMT | Updated 30/01/2014 11:59 GMT

Lightning Strikes Tower Bridge, Amateur Photographer Captures Spectacular Image (PICTURE)

This is the moment London's Tower Bridge was hit by a spectacular bolt of lightning.

Amateur photographer Daoud Fakhri was testing out his new lens by taking pictures of the landmark when it struck.

Fakhri said it had been "pure luck" that he managed to get the shot.

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