Thursday, Date: Mar 30, 2023 Time: 11:47 pm

London Bridge Joyride crash in Mohali

Mohali: The fun at the fair in Mohali, turned into a tragedy last evening around 9PM as the ride, “Spinning Swing” fell down abruptly. Over 16 people have been reported to be injured, including children who have been rushed to the hospital.
Wire of the swing named Drop Tower broke due to which the swing fell down from a height of about 50 feet and, as a result, 10 people have been seriously injured. These include children, women, and men. Five injured have been admitted to civil and other five to private hospitals
According to the information received, a fair was going on in Phase 8 Mohali under the name London Bridge. Being a holiday on Sunday, a large number of people had reached the fair with their families to enjoy. There were about 30 people on the Drop Tower swing. A technical glitch occurred when the swing was spinning at a height of about 50 feet and it came down with a high force.
It is being reported that the operators and organisers fled from the spot. As soon as the information received, DSP HS Bal reached the spot.
District Administration has ordered an inquiry into the matter. DC Amit Talwar said that the matter will be investigated and whoever is found guilty in this, strict action will be taken against them.
Mayor Mohali Amarjit Singh Jiti along with Sr Deputy Mayor Amrik Singh Somal and Deputy Mayor Kuljeet Bedi visits the spot of mishap, and added will discuss the matter with District Admistration and necessary action will be taken against the responsible as per the law.

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