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Scary video: 3-year-old girl swept into air by kite at festival

Girl shocked but not injured, her parents say

A 3-year old girl survived being swept 30-40 feet into the air after becoming entangled with the strings of a large kite.

The freak accident happened Sunday during a festival in Taiwan’s northern city of Hsinchu.

Video posted on Facebook shows the girl being lifted up and swung in the air for a few seconds before falling to the ground as panicked onlookers rush to help her.

The girl was shocked but not injured, her parents said.

Authorities in Hsinchu halted the kite festival after the accident.