Minor boy injured by kite string in Karachi


KARACHI: A minor boy was rushed to the hospital after sustaining injuries from a loose kite string while riding a motorcycle with his father in Karachi s Nazimabad area, ARY News reported on Friday.

According to the details, the number of people injured by kite strings is increasing in Karachi as well, this time two and a half-year-old child Abdul Bari has been injured by kite strings in Nazimabad.

The victim was heading towards the site area with his father on a bike when a loose kite string injured his face and lips, however, the condition of the kid is stable.

Earlier, a 20-year-old young man was hospitalized after suffering serious injury because of a loose kite string in Azizabad area of Karachi.

In a statement, the police said the 20-year-old man – identified as Awais – was riding a motorbike when he was entrapped by kite string in Azizabad.

The police said he was shifted to a hospital where his condition was said to be out of danger.

The incident comes in the wake of the Punjab police s intensifying crackdown across the province on kite flying after death of a young man in Faisalabad due to the strings of stray kites.

The incidents prompted Punjab Chief Minister (PM) Maryam Nawaz to order a crackdown on the making, selling, and buying of chemical string used in kites.

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