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One girl killed, 11 injured as swing collapses in Pakistan amusement park

An 8-year-old girl was killed and at least 11 visitors were injured on late on Sunday (July 15) when a swing ride collapsed at an amusement park in Karachi, Pakistan.

An eyewitness told Reuters the swing was overloaded due to the rides being free and the swing was being run on a trial basis. The park was opened in June.

Rescue workers said the injured had been shifted to the nearby Jinnah hospital, where doctors said two women were seriously injured.

Park engineers said the cause of the swing’s collapse had not been ascertained yet. Officials said the park would remain closed till further orders.

One girl killed, 11 injured as swing collapses in Pakistan amusement park

One girl killed, 11 injured as swing collapses in Pakistan amusement parkAn 8-year-old girl was killed and at least 11 visitors were injured on late on Sunday (July 15) when a swing ride collapsed at an amusement park in Karachi, Pakistan.An eyewitness told Reuters the swing was overloaded due to the rides being free and the swing was being run on a trial basis. The park was opened in June.Rescue workers said the injured had been shifted to the nearby Jinnah hospital, where doctors said two women were seriously injured.Park engineers said the cause of the swing's collapse had not been ascertained yet. Officials said the park would remain closed till further orders.

Posted by NTV Houston on Sunday, July 15, 2018

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