The Hush Post | 8:22 pm | One-minute read |
Two people were killed and dozens injured after a theme park ride snapped in half mid-air in Ahmedabad on Sunday. The incident occurred at the Kankaria Adventure Park as the metal arm of the packed ride broke as it swung in the air. The incident was caught on camera.
The video shows a part of the pendulum Discovery ride collidwith its main structure. All the 31 people on board were sent crashing to the ground. 27 persons were admitted to a local hospital while two were declared dead. Two were lucky enough to escape with minor injuries.
The police have booked six persons, including the owner of the Park in connection with the incident.
Disturbing images emerged today showed bloodied bodies strewn across the ground with others trapped in their seats. Those on board could be heard screaming for help and visitors at the park desperately rushed over to try and free those stranded.
Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel said, “Police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident.”