Another toddler got trapped in a washing machine [VIDEO]
Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com |
Feb. 19, 2013 at 3:37 PM
Feb. 19 (UPI) -- An adventurous three-year-old girl from China's eastern Shandong province climbed into a washing machine to play and found herself unable to climb out again. According to The Sun, firefighters distracted the girl with candy while using saws and pliers to free her.
The washing machine, apparently becoming some kind of global menace for playful toddlers, also trapped a one-year-old New Jersey boy in May of last year. The young boy accidentally went for a spin in a laundromat's washing machine after his father closed the door without realizing he'd already filled it with money. After the shop's owner cut the power, the boy left the laundromat without any serious injuries.
Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide. UPI is a global operation with offices in Beirut, Hong Kong, London, Santiago, Seoul and Tokyo. Our headquarters is located in downtown Washington, DC, surrounded by major international policy-making governmental and non-governmental organizations.
UPI licenses content directly to print outlets, online media and institutions of all types. In addition, UPI's distribution partners provide our content to thousands of businesses, policy groups and academic institutions worldwide. Our audience consists of millions of decision-makers who depend on UPI's insightful and analytical stories to make better business or policy decisions.
In the year of our 107th anniversary, our company strives to continue being a leading and trusted source for news, analysis and insight for readers around the world.