A girl dies after a bouncy castle is blown up by a gust of wind

An eight-year-old girl died hours after a strong gust of wind blew through the air on Tuesday, January 4, one of the bouncy castles in which a dozen infants jumped at the Mislata fair, next to the city of Valencia. , east of Spain.

This Wednesday, January 5, the local media Las Provincias reported that nine of its occupants were injured, two of them seriously when they were fired from the attraction, while another five were trapped between the tarps.

“There are no words of comfort, a real drama. A very sad day for Mislata. All the support and encouragement to the families, ”wrote the mayor of Mislata, Carlos Fernández Bielsa.

At about 8.15 pm on Tuesday, January 4, witnesses affirm that a gale formed that blew the toys and the anchor of the attraction failed, an inflatable set in the jungle in which around a dozen minors were having fun.

The children were hit and two of them were shot from the attraction, including the minor who died.

Some 15 people, including shopkeepers, policemen and parents, intervened to rescue this group of infants who were trapped under the large attraction.

At least four minors were transferred to hospitals. Everyone’s prognosis is reserved and two of them have more serious injuries. In addition, another five were treated at the Manises hospital, two of which remained under observation.