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Five injured after falling from stuck Ferris Wheel at Sonpur fair

Sonpur SHO Sanjay Kumar Singh said that the victims were taken to PMCH Patna for the treatment. One of them in in critical condition.

IANS |

Five persons were injured after the 70-feet-high Ferris Wheel they were on broke down and they fell down from it at Sonpur fair in Bihar on Sunday evening, police said.

The five fell from around 50 feet, and one of them, identified as Aman Khan, sustained severe burn injuries after falling on a high-tension electric wire.

Sonpur SHO Sanjay Kumar Singh said that the victims were taken to PMCH Patna for the treatment. One of them in in critical condition.

“As soon as we learnt about the incident, our team deployed at Sonpur fair rescued them. We have initiated action against the operator and the owner of the swing. The injured were admitted to the hospital and their family members were informed about the incident,” he said.

On Sunday, a large turnout was seen in the Sonpur fair. Tall swings are one of the major attractions of the fair.