China has become a hotbed of fatal escalator mishaps in recent years.
The most recent incident killed no one, but five escalator riders were injured and more than a dozen were thrown to the ground after they fell like dominoes on top of one another.
The incident is said to have happened at a shopping mall in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province late last week. Authorities are investigating the cause of the escalator malfunction.
This most recent incident comes amidst a string of Chinese escalator failures that have led to great injuries and deaths.
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