Man falls down in a circus – level 3

Man falls down in a circus – level 3

19-03-2013 14:00

A Kenyan acrobat is in a serious condition after this fall at a Russian circus. The 22-year-old fell through the security net during the performance in Moscow and was rushed to hospital suffering a fractured vertebra.

Karo Kazungu was in the middle of his act when he fell from a height of twenty-six metres and hit the arena floor. He's now in intensive care. According to the circus's general director, the safety net had been tested before it was used.

Interesting words: fractured (broken), vertebra (one of the bones that form the spine).

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