WATCH | Three-year-old hurled in the air by large kite during a festival

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An annual International Kite Festival was brought to a standstill after a freak accident left a three-year-old child with minor injuries to her face and neck. 

According to reports, the child was caught in the strings of a large kite, and due to strong winds, was lifted more than 9 metres in the air. 

The incident took place in Hsinchu City in Taiwan. 

Watch the viral video above for more. 

Compiled for Parent24 by Lesley-Anne Johannes. 

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