Dozens of Moscow fans injured as escalator runs out of control in Rome

Twenty people, most of them fans of the CSKA Moscow football team, have been hurt after a crowded escalator at a Rome metro station suddenly sped up, hurling people down the staircase.
One person was seriously hurt in the accident at the city-centre Repubblica station, according to Italian police.
RAI, the state television broadcaster, aired a video of the incident, showing the escalator suddenly accelerating, with people piling up at the bottom. Italian media said some soccer supporters were trapped between the metal plates of the steps.
The station was full of Russian fans at the time as... read more

23 October 2018 in World News, Views: 56
Source: Guardian

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