Two persons including a child were injured due to whirling of metallic kit flying string.

According to details, Bakhtiar Ahmed, a resident of Gujranwala suburb was returning to his home along with his seven-year-old nephew Abdullah when kite flying string twirled round their neck at overhead bridge at GT Road in Sabzi Mandi police station jurisdiction.

The injured were rushed to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital in critical condition.

It should be mentioned that despite Punjab government ban on kites flying, the violation of ban continues across the province. The citizens have expressed grave concerns over the repeated mishaps due to kite string and they have demanded strict action against the violators.