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    Eight Injured Including Children after Fairground Attraction Collapses in UK

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    Woking Fireworks event venue in the UK has been evacuated after a giant inflatable slide collapsed, injuring eight children, local media reported.

    Surrey Police police evacuated Woking Park in Woking, UK, to allow the air ambulance after a giant inflatable slide collapsed and injured seven people, including six children. The ambulance service reported that they have multiple crews on scene of the "significant incident".

    Later, local media reported that eight children were seriously wounded after the slide collapsed.

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    The ambulance service also said that the crews were transporting the patients to major trauma centres in London and treating the children for potentially serious injuries.

    The police at first reported that the incident was caused by collapse of Helter-skelter fairground attraction with a spiral slide, however, it clarified later that  it was a giant inflatable slide that collapsed.

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