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Many Injured After Hong Kong Escalator Suddenly Reverses and Speeds Up

An escalator ascending through four floors in a busy Hong Kong mall suddenly reversed direction and sped up, sending riders tumbling out the bottom.

Some 18 people were injured, one seriously, after an ascending elevator at the Langham Place mall in the Mong Kok area of Kowloon, Hong Kong, suddenly reversed direction and began to increase its speed, hurtling toward the floor, before coming to a halt several seconds later.

Full story: sputniknews.com

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