Three-year-old girl lifted into air by kite in Taiwan

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A three-year-old girl in Taiwan was reported to be safe after becoming caught in the strings of a kite and lifted several metres into the air.

The girl was taking part in a kite festival in the seaside town of Nanlioao when she was caught up by a giant, long-tailed orange kite.

In this image made from video, a three-year-old girl is lifted into the air by a large kite in Taiwan. Photo: Dainese Hsu

Video shot at the scene showed her twisting several times above a crowd of adults who struggled to pull the kite back to earth.


The video contains footage that some readers may find distressing.

News reports said the girl was frightened but suffered no physical injuries in the incident.

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