A bouncy castle has fallen in Australia, killing four children and injuring five on Thursday after it was blown into the air.

According to police, the accident which was caused by a wind gust occurred at a primary school fun day in Devonport, Tasmania, killed two boys and two girls.

Meanwhile, authorities did not give their ages of the children who fell from a height of about 10m (32ft), but said all were in grades five or six – nomally for children aged 10-12.

While reacting to the development, Tasmanian Police Commissioner Darren Hine said,

“A wind gust had reportedly caused the jumping castle and inflatable balls to lift into the air,”

“Our hearts are breaking for the families and the loved ones, schoolmates, teachers of these young people who were taken too soon.”