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Two-year-old girl is saved after getting her neck firmly stuck in a fence while playing at a bus stop
November 06 2018, 9:43 AM
A toddler had to be rescued after getting her neck trapped in a fence in south-west China.

The two-year-old girl was playing with the metal bars at a bus stop in Zunyi city when her neck got stuck between the narrow gaps of the rail. The girl’s mother and grandmother were beside her but took their eyes off her for a brief moment.

A team of seven firefighters were alerted to the scene on Wednesday and were able to free the girl in five minutes. The child did not sustain any injuries.

The two-year-old girl was playing with the metal bars at a bus stop in Zunyi city, south-west China’s Guizhou province when her neck got stuck between the narrow gaps of the rail

Video of the incident on Wednesday shows the girl appearing in pain as she waited to be freed

Video footage of the incident in Guizhou province shows the girl appearing in pain as she waited to be rescued, with her desperate mother propping her head up to relieve the pressure off her neck.

Rescuers were alerted to the scene at 1:30pm and came up with a plan to cut the metal bars with a hydraulic tool, according to local media news site Duocai Guizhou.

The girl was freed in five minutes and did not suffer from any serious injuries.

Seven firefighters were alerted to the scene and were able to free the girl in five minutes

Road fences are a safety hazard to many pedestrians in the country

The Fire Services Department would like to remind parents to always keep an eye on their children to prevent similar accidents in the future.

Road fences are a safety hazard to many pedestrians in China, often causing injuries and even death in some cases.

Last month, an elderly man in Xiangyang city, Hubei province had to be rescued after he passed out in the middle of the road and got his neck stuck in a fence.

In February, a young woman suffocated after tripping over her luggage and getting her neck stuck in a Fence in Hankou city, also in Hubei province.

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