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Hong Kong escalator malfunctions, causing tumble

Posted at 5:17 AM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 08:20:56-04

An escalator in a crowded Hong Kong shopping mall suddenly reversed, causing shoppers to tumble down the 150-foot structure.

Two escalator technicians have been arrested for tampering with apparatus.

At least 18 people were injured in the incident.