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Ten-year-old girl dies as carriage flies off a Ferris wheel and crashes to the ground in India (Video)

May 29, 2018 at 9:15am
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A 10-year-old girl is killed after falling from a fault Ferris wheel in India.Terrifying footage shows the ride spinning at full speed as a bolt gives way and the carriage being flung to the ground. Six other people – including three children – were seriously injured in the accident in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, India, on Sunday night.

The fun fair, held in the ground of a local college, was packed with weekend crowds enjoying the rides. All of the injured were admitted to Anantapur General Hospital. Eyewitnesses claim they had noticed that the bolt was loose and alerted the wheel operator but he failed to act.

After the accident the operator was accosted by locals and beaten. He was later rescued and handed over to the police. The district administration has ordered a probe into the accident. According to India.com the official had failed to act because he was drunk at the time of the incident.

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