Visitors run for their lives as ceiling collapses at tourist spot

Evarado Alatorre
Junio 19, 2018

The CCTV footage shows tourists descending the escalator shortly before 5.30 pm.

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The awful incident happened inside the Huashan Mountain tourist center. a popular visitors' destination.

At least nine tourists were injured yesterday when a section of ceiling collapsed at a popular scenic spot in Huayin City, north-west of China's Shaanxi Province.

The group of tourists can be seen looking up in fear as the roof crumbles on top of them.

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Some put their arms up to protect themselves, while others tried to jump over the escalator and flee.

According to Daily Mail report, several tourists were stuck under debris until emergency services arrived.

Officials did not disclose the extent of the injuries, and are investigating what caused the decoration to come crashing down.

While no one was seriously injured, people were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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