Man’s Fingers Got Sliced Off by Kite String When Flying Kite During Extreme Windy Conditions

Image: Pear Video

As routine kite-flyers would surely attest to, kite-flying is a really fun activity to pass the time.

Image: italianestro /

Breezy, entertaining and impossibly thrilling, the wind-based activity has garnered millions of fans around the world.

“I love kite-flying so much that I would fly kites almost every day!” our colleague Bao, who has expressed his love for the activity on multiple occasions, said.

Yet, despite the hilarity and entertainment kite-flying offers, the fact remains that it can be a dangerous sport if played under the wrong circumstances.

“What?” Bao quipped. “Surely you’re joking; kite-flying’s dangerous? Hah, 1st April is long over man!”

Well, I’m not kidding. Apparently, two middle-aged men in the Jiangsu city of Nantong recently sustained severe injuries while flying a kite.

“Hah like what, a paper cut?”

Well, to put it into perspective, one had three fingers cut off while the other’s palm was nearly severed into two.

Image: Pear Video

Bao: “… hey, have I ever mentioned how much I love running?”

What happened?

According to a recent report by Shanghaiistthe incident had transpired eight days ago, on 9 April 2019. Having embarked on a dual kite-flying run, the two men decided to stop upon realising that a storm was approaching, and began reeling in the string.

Click Here to Download the Free App and Read The Full Article

Do you know that if you nod when you suggest something, the listener would tend to agree? Here’s a video on the ten ways to control others with psychological hacks: