Big news has come out from Chhapra in Bihar. A major accident took place here on Sunday at the Sonpur Fair. Actually, here a part of the giant wheel (swing) fell on the high tension wire. Many people have been injured in this accident. In a hurry, all the injured have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. The incident took place around 5 pm when many people were riding on the Giant Wheel at the Sonpur fair.
Then suddenly a part of the swing broke in the air and fell on the nearby high tension wire. Due to which many people fell and got injured. It is being told that due to Sunday being a holiday, there was a huge crowd in the Sonpur fair. Due to the accident, the power supply of Sonpur fair was also disrupted.
Panic broke out soon after the incident. The local officials who reached the spot had to struggle a lot to get the injured out of the giant wheel and take them to the hospital. According to the information, most of the injured are women and children. The local police is probing the cause of the accident. The same police have spoken of taking strict action against the giant wheel riders if found guilty of violating any safety standard.
Sonpur SDM Anil Kumar said that in this accident one person has suffered a deep injury on his nose, while 5-6 people have suffered minor injuries. Police have registered the case and are engaged in further investigation.