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Swedish child escapes with minor injuries after falling five floors

File photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Published: 24.Mar.2019 13:59 hrs

A four-year-old girl is under hospital observation after falling from the seventh floor of a multi-storey house in Gothenburg on Saturday.

The girl’s injuries were initially considered serious, but the press department at the city’s Sahlgrenska hospital said on Sunday morning that her injuries were classed as minor, P4 Göteborg reports.

“For unknown reasons, she fell from the seventh floor and landed on a metal roof at the level of the second floor,” police press spokesperson Hans Lippens told TT.

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