Teenager dies after falling from swing at Clifton Playland – 05 May 2023
Waliullah had come to Karachi for sightseeing with his friend Izzatullah
The body of a teenager who died after falling from a swing at a park near Clifton has been shifted to his native town in Quetta after police procedures.
Waliullah, 17, son of Abdul Sattar, died after falling from a swing in Clifton Playland, close to Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine, late on Wednesday.
According to Clifton police, Waliullah had come to Karachi for sightseeing with his friend Izzatullah. On Wednesday evening, they went to the park in Clifton where he had the fatal fall while riding a swing.
Video footage of Waliullah’s fall has gone viral on social media. In the footage, he can be seen raising his hands in a high-speed swing. In the fifth round of the ride, he jumps up and falls out of the swing. He sustained fatal head injuries and was rushed to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where doctors pronounced him dead.
The Playland administration has said that the accident happened due to the negligence of Waliullah because he was trying to stand up in the swing. He fell out when he opened the swing lock.