In Hong Kong escalator injured 17 people

In Hong Kong because of the broken escalator wounded at least 17 people. About it reports broadcasting company RTHK.

The incident occurred in the commercial and office complex Langham Place, which is located in a densely populated district of Mongkok on the Kowloon Peninsula.

According to witnesses, 40-meter escalator suddenly accelerated his move, and then changed direction. Many could not resist and fell.

They were taken to the hospital, the doctors provide them with necessary assistance. The causes of the incident are being investigated.

Earlier it was reported that in Russia the drunk on the subway … out of curiosity I stuck in the escalator.