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Another Manja Mishap: 7-Year-Old Boy Injured By Kite String In Odisha’s Balasore

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Balasore: A seven-year-old boy was critically injured when kite string laced with deadly manja got wrapped around his neck in Odisha’s Balasore district on Wednesday.

According to preliminary information, the mishap took place when the boy was travelling with his father on a motorcycle near Naharpatna under Sadar Police limits.

Soon after the incident, the victim was first provided with medical treatment in Balasore and then shifted to Cuttack hospital. His condition was stated to be critical.

Despite a ban in several parts of Odisha, the deadly manja and plastic strings are being available in the market and used to fly kites.

Two days ago, two motorcyclists were injured in Cuttack district when kite string got wrapped around their necks on Makar Sankranti.

The incident took place near Balikuda on the Bhubaneswar-Cuttack road when they were travelling to Cuttack from Niali on a motorcycle. One person sustained injury on his neck while the pillion rider sustained injuries in his hand and palm, police said.

OB Bureau

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