March 29, 2023

Six persons including children have died after kite strings slit their throats at Uttarayan kite festival in Gujarat, India over the weekend.

According to police on Wednesday,another 176 were injured as a result of cuts and falls .It was reported that some participants used sharp strings to fly kites which ended up getting entangled around the necks of the victims, slitting their throats.

A two-year-old indentified as Kirti, who was riding with her father on his two-wheeler in Bhavnagar city, got entangled in the kite strings and died on Sunday.A three-year-old called Kismat was walking with her mother in a town called Visnagar on Saturday when a thread also cut her throat.

Marvelous Ogidi

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