At least 14 people were injured on Friday when a swing fell inside a school in Anand Vihar area of the national capital. The swing belonged to the school. A total of 13 students and a teacher were injured.
A fair is being held at the Amar Jyoti School, aided by the Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, during which the incident took place. There were no reports of any casualty. The people are said to be out of danger.
At around 8 pm, a PCR call was received regarding the breaking of a swing. After visiting the spot it was found that a manually operated swing overturned on the ground. The injured were already shifted to a hospital.
As per the enquiry at the spot, it came to the notice that the swing was inside a trust premise and no outside entry was allowed. All riders are members of the trust (students and a teacher). The injured are undergoing treatment at a hospital and are out of danger.
No permission regarding the operation of swing inside the premises was obtained by the trust.
A case has been registered in the matter.