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FIVE CHILDREN DIE, FOUR INJURED, AS WIND LIFTS BOUNCING CASTLE INTO AIR IN AUSTRALIA

 Five children died at a school in Australia on Thursday after wind lifted the bouncy castle into the air, causing them to fall 10 meters (33 ft).




There were nine children children in the castle at about 10 a.m. local time when it fell to the ground, Tasmania Police said in a statement. The students at Hillcrest Primary School had been celebrating the end of the school year, reports said.  




Two girls and two boys were killed, police said in initial report. But another children with serious injuries were rushed to the hospital, which later died. Three children were still in serious condition at about 1 a.m. local time. The students were in 5th and 6th grade.



Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the incident "unthinkably heartbreaking."




"Young children on a fun day out together with their families and it turns to such horrific tragedy, at this time of year, it just breaks your heart," Morrison said.



No immediate explanation on how the bouncing castle was lift into air, and still no details were released about the children's indentity.

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