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VIDEO: Girl dies after being thrown from bouncy castle

A young girl has died after being thrown from a seaside bouncy castle, prompting a call for a temporary ban on the inflatables.

Lifeboat crews and nearby witnesses battled in vain to save the "seriously injured" youngster, after the incident on the beach at Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk, on Sunday morning.

Robert Halfon, the Conservative MP for Harlow, Essex - where seven-year-old Summer Grant was killed when a bouncy castle blew free from its moorings in 2016 - has urged politicians to consider a temporary ban.

He tweeted: "After two horrific tragedies, Government need to look at update of regulations and inspection regime and consider a temporary ban on bouncy castles in public areas until we can be sure that they are safe."

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