SEVERAL INJURED WITH CHINESE THREAD USED IN KITE FLYING IN LUDHIANA
The people, who have sustained injuries in the past due to the banned Chinese string, have sought a complete curb on the sale of such products.
Chinese or nylon string, which is used for flying kites, is banned but even then it is easily available in the market. These illegal threads are popular among children for flying kites because of its strength and low costs. Apart from victimising people, these strings pose threat to the birds as well. Many patientd were admitted at DMC, CMC and several other city based hospitals as they were sustained injuries due to Chinese string. Some of the patients have suffered injuries on face when they were driving two wheeler and chinese string come into the contact. However
every year police take stringent actions to curb this menace but still chinese thread was easily available in the market
WHY CHINESE THREAD IS HARMFUL?
Made up of metallic substance, if it comes in contact with overhead
wires, it can cause blackout in the area. It is good conductor of electricity so it can lead to electrocution of the user if entangled with electric wires. Strong Chinese threads are like a sharp razor, which can cause fatal deep cut, mostly to two-wheeler drivers.
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