Video: Teenage girl tries taking selfie, scalped, as hair gets stuck in Ferris wheel

The girl was trying to take a selfie while standing beside a Ferris wheel.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 11, 2016 1:40 pm

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A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Uttar Pradesh suffered injuries after her hair got entangled in a ferris wheel. She was reportedly trying to take a selfie. The girl is currently undergoing treatment at a medical facility.

Unaware of her surroundings, she stood dangerously close to the ride, and her hair got stuck in the Ferris wheel, resulting in a significant portion of it being ripped off from her scalp. The accident occurred outside a college in Baraut city of Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh.

A video of the incident is making rounds of social media, which shows the teenager being consoled by a friend as people try to free her hair from the Ferris wheel.

DISCLAIMER: The video below contains graphic content. Viewer discretion advised

Baraut is in the National Capital Region, about 60 kms from New Delhi. During Dussehra, Ferris wheels are set-up at Ramleela maidans across the country.

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  1. D
    Oct 17, 2016 at 6:14 pm
    Poor girl, now how she is going to cover the medical expenses? she doesn't look that rich.
    1. F
      Oct 11, 2016 at 4:31 pm
      So Sad... Whatever by ignorance stupidity it shouldn't have happened
      1. Karthik Reddy
        Oct 11, 2016 at 1:36 pm
        Recover soon.wish u healthy life ahead.
        1. Mansukh Patel
          Oct 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm
          Stupidity of India
          1. K
            Kurdiya Ravindra
            Oct 11, 2016 at 1:59 pm
            Video regarding this accident came to me a week ago. It is not today's incident.
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