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4 injured as Kolkata Metro Railway escalator malfunctions

PTI
Published : Jun 6, 2017, 12:55 pm IST
Updated : Jun 6, 2017, 12:55 pm IST

A senior Metro Railway official said that the incident happened at around 10:30 am when the handrail of the escalator.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

Kolkata: At least four passengers were injured after falling on a moving escalator at Kavi Subhas Metro Railway station in the southern fringe of the city this morning.

A senior Metro Railway official said that the incident happened at around 10.30 am when the handrail of the escalator, moving upwards, started moving on the opposite direction.

"It's a technical glitch which we are looking into. Four persons fell down from the escalator and received minor injuries," he said.

They were given preliminary treatment and released, the official said.

Tags: kolkata metro railways, escalator malfunction, casualties
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]