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This is the horrifying moment kids were thrown from bouncy castles after strong winds blew them away. You can see footage of the shocking incident here:
The youngsters could be heard screaming as the three bouncy castle flew 30ft off the ground during a festival in Belarus.
According to eyewitnesses, the bouncy castles were ripped from their moorings by the wind, flinging them into the air.
Four children and three adults were injured in the incident, with soldiers rushing to their aid before medics were called to the scene.
One eye-witness named Alesya said: "A boy literally tumbled out of the castle. He was very scared, but it seems that he was not badly injured.
"The castle flew over us like a balloon and was carried over a fence.
"The second crashed into a nearby tent.
"There was some kind of glass, and it broke. The owner suffered a leg injury."
Paramedics were called out to the scene, and there are no reports of serious injuries.
Another witness Dmitry said: "It happened literally in an instant.
"A strong wind gusted and tore off the castles from their moorings where the children were playing.
"They were very scared, crying. There were soldiers nearby who rushed to help. Ambulances arrived quickly."
A local newspaper reporter Igor Gubar said: "Huge bouncy castles, heated by the sun, suddenly rose into the air with children playing on them.
"One of them, according to a witness, flew over the tents."
All seven people who were hurt in the incident were treated at Shklov Central District Hospital and one young girl was sent for a CT scan at Mogilev Regional Children's Hospital.
An investigation into the incident has now been launched by police.
Last year, a boy in Indonesia was left needing hospital treatment after he was pulled into the air by a strong gust of wind while holding a kite.
The 12-year-old boy was at a high school in Pringsewu regency, Lampung in December last year when he was carried off into the air by the kite, which then snapped sending him hurtling to the ground.
The schoolboy broke his arms in six places and needed to have two operations.
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