10 students, teacher injured after slipping on escalator in Banjara Hills

Hyderabad, Aug.18 (Maxim News): At least 10 school students and a teacher suffered minor injuries reportedly when they slipped and fell on a moving escalator at a multiplex in Banjara Hills on Thursday.

Sources said the students had come to the RK multiplex at Banjara Hills to watch the free screening of the ‘Gandhi’ movie as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of India’s independence. Due to some technical glitches, the escalator was suddenly stuck in the middle when the students were on its staircases, resulting in the minor injuries to them.

Officials said all students are safe and parents of the injured students have been informed about the incident.

As per the direction of Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, all injured students have been admitted in Apollo Hospital in Jubilee Hills for treatment.

Meanwhile, Hyderabad Collector Amoy Kumar said all students are safe and appealed to the parents not to be panic about the incident. (Maxim News)

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