Excited football fans may have caused an escalator in a Roman subway station to malfunction on Tuesday, which resulted in at least 20 injured, Italian media reports via the BBC.
People can be heard and scream in a scary video published on social media showing that bodies are thrown over each other because the escalator suddenly goes out of control.
] At least 20 people were injured, according to the BBC report. The Italian newspaper La Repubblica reported that a victim’s foot was partially interrupted.
Most injured were allegedly fans of the visiting Russian football team CSKA Moscow, who was in town for an evening Champions League match against Rome’s team.
The police said the witness saw the Russian football fans sing and jumped on the escalator before breaking down.