A 7-year-old girl fell from the balcony of her 12th-floor apartment in Kumamoto but survived after she hit thick netting covering a garbage disposal area below, police said Friday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:50 p.m. Thursday. NTV reported that the girl fell about 36 meters before hitting the nylon netting. Police said she suffered a broken pelvis and other bruises but her condition is stable.
The girl's mother was quoted by police as saying she was in the kitchen at the time of the incident.© Japan Today