Man's leg cut off as Shanghai mall escalator collapses

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Shanghai, Aug 3: A man's leg was cut off when an escalator collapsed at a shopping mall here, the media reported on Monday.

Zhang, 35, was cleaning the escalator on Saturday at the Longemont shopping mall in Shanghai's Changning district, the People's Daily reported. [Chinese woman gets trapped inside escalator, but saves 2-year-old son]


The comb plate on the escalator suddenly collapsed and trapped his left shin. His mop was also dragged into the cracks.

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"The escalator has been closed and the case is under investigation," Shanghai authorities said on Sunday.

This is the fourth accident involving escalators in China in recent days.


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