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Airhostess dies after being thrown off adventure ride

PTI  Chennai, October 03, 2012
First Published: 09:05 IST(3/10/2012) | Last Updated: 14:27 IST(3/10/2012)

A 20-year-old air-hostess on Tuesday died when she was thrown off during an adventure ride inside an amusement park on the city outskirts and three persons have been arrested in this connection, police said.

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Facility manager Raghu, machine operator Williams and helper Ashok have been arrested, police said.

The victim, working as an air-hostess in a private airline and a native of Nagaland, suffered head injuries when she was thrown off while taking a ride on 'Octopus Ride,' (a machine in which cars attached to five to eight arms pinned to a central axis spin and move up and down in random),police said.

She was pronounced dead at a nearby private hospital where she was rushed, sources said.

The cause of death is being probed.

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