December 10, 2018

Burst shark aquarium hurts 15 in Shanghai shopping centre

BEIJING (AFP) – Dramatic video footage has captured the moment a 33-ton shark tank exploded in a Shanghai shopping centre, engulfing onlookers in a torrent of water and glass and injuring 15 people.

The clip from closed circuit television footage at the Orient mall, which shows the wall of the aquarium shattering and water gushing over bystanders, has been widely viewed all over the world with more than 600,000 hits on YouTube.

Seconds before it explodes, four people are shown standing metres away from the tank, one of them taking a photo.

As the aquarium breaks, the bystanders try to jump out

Source: http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/world/15732602/burst-shark-aquarium-hurts-15-in-shanghai-shopping-centre/