Video shows footage of man trapped in escalators

A lot of people’s worst nightmare just came true for this man in Pakistan

If you’re one of those people who always imagine themselves getting sucked into the escalators, then you’d better not watch the video above.

A man was trapped at the top of an escalator in a shopping centre in Islamabad, Pakistan. The shocking video, filmed by a witness, shows the man stuck inside the escalator up to his chest, with his lower body seemingly squashed by the force of the machinery.

Despite the horror of the situation, the man appears to be conscious and calm. We still don’t know how he ended up like that.

After being alerted to what had happened, authorities managed to dismantle the escalators and rescue the man.

According to local media, the man was being treated for a serious of serious internal wounds in a nearby hospital.


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