Child survives fall from 5th floor

24th February 2009, Comments 0 comments

Swiss police say a 4-year-old survived after falling from a window in Aarau.

ZOFINGEN - Police say a 4-year-old child in Switzerland survived after falling from a fifth-floor window onto a sidewalk 8.5 metres below.

Police in the northern canton of Aarau say the incident happened Sunday when the girl climbed onto a stove and opened a window to get a better view of a snowstorm.

Guests in a nearby restaurant heard a thud and found the girl had fallen onto the sidewalk below.

Police say she suffered bruises and a broken rib, and none of her injuries are life-threatening.

[AP / Expatica]

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