17 January 2018, Wednesday, 0:27

Awful stampede at Kastrychnitskaya metro station (Photo)


It happened today at 7:50 am, a woman fell on the handrail.

It was said to the agency "Interfax-West" the chief of the CUE "Minsk Subway" Rastislau Yurenia on Tuesday.

"Today, at 7.50 am the first line of the escalator was stopped because of the woman that has fallen on the handrail”, - told Yurenev.

According to him, the woman did not receive any visible injuries, has made no complaints, and immediately left.

a large number of people  has been accumulated at the station, because of this the passengers who came down, could not free the moving tape, writes naviny.by.

The rear ones were pressinf forward, the escalator kept going, so the escalator has been instantly congested. According to witnesses, there was a severe stress situation, people were screaming. Only then the escalator has been stopped.