March 22, 2018

3 sharks killed when aquarium breaks

SHANGHAI, Dec. 27 (UPI) — Three sharks died when a large aquarium broke at a Chinese shopping center, injuring 15 people.

The aquarium had been a popular attraction at the Orient Shopping Center in Shanghai for two years. But Chen Yongping, an executive at the center, said it will not be replaced, Shanghai Daily reported.

The accident occurred earlier this month. Water cascaded from the tank, which was more than 20 feet long and 10 feet high, with a capacity of 33.5 tons.

Most of the injured were in the shopping center but one man was hurt as water