Girl, eight, is killed when strong wind lifts up bouncy castle at Spanish fairground 

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  • The woman was taking part in on the bouncy castle in Mislata when it was lifted into the air
  • She landed on her head when it hit the bottom and was rushed to hospital
  • Eight different youngsters had been injured and police have launched an investigation 

By Gerard Couzens for MailOnline

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An eight-year-old woman has died after strong winds lifted up a bouncy castle at a Spanish fairground, leaving eight different youngsters injured.

The woman died was taking part in on the inflatable in Mislata close to Valencia when it was lifted a number of toes into the air earlier than she landed on her head when it hit the bottom.

She died 12 hours later after she was rushed to La Fe Hospital in Valencia. 

An eight-year-old woman has died after strong winds lifted up a bouncy castle at a Spanish fairground, leaving eight different youngsters injured

The woman died was taking part in on the inflatable in Mislata close to Valencia when it was lifted a number of toes into the air

Another woman aged 4 was additionally significantly injured and stays in hospital. 

Seven different kids had been harm and required hospital therapy though their accidents had been principally described as non-serious.  

A police investigation is now underway to establish whether or not the incident was linked to any negligence. 

Mislata’s mayor Carlos Fernandez Bielsa stated: ‘It can be up to the police to find out what has occurred.’ 

A spokesman for native firefighters, who attended the scene together with police and paramedics, introduced the information of the woman’s demise.

Seven different kids had been harm and required hospital therapy though their accidents had been principally described as non-serious

A police investigation is now underway to establish whether or not the incident was linked to any negligence

They stated: ‘Several youngsters have been assisted by paramedics following an incident involving a bouncy castle in Mislata. 

‘We have checked the structure to verify there have been no different minors beneath it and rule out anybody being trapped.’ 

Mislata Town Hall stated in an announcement after studying of the demise: ‘Following the tragic incident final evening, we have now declared a interval of official mourning till January 7 due to the demise of one of many ladies concerned. 

‘We wish to transmit our honest condolences to the household and associates of the teenager who lost her life. She was solely eight years outdated.’ 

A spokesman for native firefighters, who attended the scene together with police and paramedics, introduced the information of the woman’s demise

It additionally introduced it was suspending a scheduled Three Kings Day parade. 

An identical incident in Australia final month induced the deaths of six youngsters aged 11 and 12. 

Chace Harrison turned the sixth teenager to die of his accidents after his life assist was switched off at a Hobart Hospital on December 19. 

He was amongst 9 college students who fell 32 toes from an inflatable castle when it was lifted up by wind at a college honest in Devonport, Tasmania. 

The different 5 youngsters who lost their lives have been named as 11-year-old Addison Stewart, and 12-year-olds Zane Mellor, Jye Sheehan, Jalailah Jayne-Maree Jones, and Peter Dodt. 

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