NATIONAL

Kid stuck in the air from zip-line failure in Gyeonggi

By Ahn Sang-yool
  • Published : Jun 7, 2018 - 10:57
  • Updated : Jun 7, 2018 - 11:02

A zip line suddenly stopped during operation at an adventure facility in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province, at around 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday.

A 9-year-old boy was left hanging, attached to the wire 10 meters up in the air, for an hour until he was eventually rescued by emergency services.

Emergency services respond to a 9-year-old stuck on a zip line. (Yonhap)

Police and Fire Service are looking into the case, suspecting a machinery breakdown.

The following video footage shows the 9-year-old being rescued by emergency services.



By Ahn Sang-yool (koolsangon@heraldcorp.com)