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Girl, 3, unharmed after kite lifts her metres in the air in Taiwan

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WATCH: A three-year-old girl was swung into the air during a kite festival in Taiwan on Sunday afternoon before falling to the ground amid a crowd of surprised onlookers. The incident happened at a kite festival in Hsinchu, about 80 kilometres west of capital Taipei.

A 3-year-old girl in Taiwan was reported safe after becoming caught in the strings of a kite and lifted several meters into the air.

The unidentified girl was taking part in a kite festival Sunday in the seaside town of Nanlioao when she was caught up by a giant, long-tailed orange kite.

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Video shot at the scene showed her twisting several times above a crowd of adults who struggled to pull the kite back to earth.

News reports said the girl was frightened but suffered no physical injuries in the incident.

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