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In a major accident, Swing breaks down at Ramleela fair in Ghaziabad, 4 injured

In a major accident, A swing broke down at the Ramleela fair in Ghaziabad on Friday. At least 4 people were injured in the incident.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Ghaziabad: In yet another major incident came to fore from Ghaziabad. A woman, including three children, got injured when a break dance swing broke at Ramlila Maidan. There was a stampede in the fair due to the breaking of the swing. The police hastily closed all the swings. The injured have been admitted to MMG Hospital.

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Let us tell you that Ramlila is going on in Ghantaghar Maidan. Ramlila’s fair is also organized here. Various types of swings are installed in this fair. Many children were swinging on a break dance swing at around 11 pm on Friday night. Most of the trolleys were full. During this, a trolley of break dance swing got uprooted and overturned.

According to reports, so far at least four people got injured after a swing broke down at the fair on Friday. In a video that surfaced the internet, it can bee seen that the accident occurred as one of the hammocks broke and overturned as the swing in momentum. Three children and a women from the the same family were injured and immediately rushed to the hospital.

Watch the video here:

Reportedly, about 10 people were riding the break-dance swing when suddenly one of the cars came out lose from the pivot and almost crushed a family of five. The accident further created chaos and prompted a stampede like situation. Further, police closed down all the swings in the fair.

None of the family members suffered severe injuries and are reported to be in stable condition.

Ghaziabad civic authorities have taken cognizance of this accident and have ordered an inquiry into the matter. The Ramlila fair has already begun in parts of Delhi-NCR with the onset of Navratri. There are multiple stalls and installations at the ground where scores people arrive daily for celebration.

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