Ahmedabad: 

Three individuals, together with a toddler, have been killed after their throats obtained slit by kite strings throughout Uttarayan festivities in Gujarat, police mentioned Monday.

A number of others have been injured in separate incidents throughout the state after falling off rooftops whereas flying kites, an official added.

A Mehsana police official mentioned eight-year-old Tehjeeb Khan died on the native civil hospital after struggling a extreme neck harm on account of a kite string.

“Tehjeeb was driving a bicycle when a kite string slit his throat,” he mentioned.

Ashok Panchal, 45, who was driving a bike, was equally killed immediately close to Dholka in Ahmedabad district, an official mentioned.

Virendrasinh Garasiya, who had sustained kite-string accidents to his neck on Saturday died in a hospital close to Kathana village in Anand district on Sunday, an official mentioned.

An ambulance service supplier within the state, in an announcement, mentioned 59 individuals have been injured by kite strings in Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara until Sunday night.

As many as 117 individuals have been injured after falling from rooftops whereas flying kites in these 4 districts until Sunday night.

Kite flying is a serious element of Uttarayan celebrations in Gujarat.

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