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Giant aquarium explodes in China sending sharks, fish and huge shards of glass into crowd

  • Fifteen people were hurt as the 10 inch-thick protective glass burst
  • Sharks, turtles and fish died at the shopping centre in Shaghai, China

Becky Evans

08:27 EST, 19 December 2012


08:56 EST, 19 December 2012

Fifteen people were hurt by flying glass and fish when a giant shark-filled aquarium exploded at a shopping mall yesterday.

Shoppers were hit when the 10inch thick protective glass gave way without warning in Shaghai, China, while other terrified passers by fled in panic.

The entrance to the Dongfang shopping mall was flooded and covered in glass when the 34-tonne casing