Monday, October 6, 2008

India man falls to death in Shanghai Marks and Spencer

An Indian man fell from the fourth floor of a newly-opened Marks and Spencer department store in Shanghai on Sunday evening, police said on Monday.

The accident occurred at around 9:30 p.m. when Shah Harshit, 24,fell from an escalator on the fourth floor of the store in Nanjing West Road, a Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau official said.

Harshit was shopping with friends in the mall that day. The mall was opened on Oct. 2 and was the first mall of the British retailer Marks and Spenser in the Chinese mainland.

There was a dangerous two-meter gap between two adjacent escalators, said the official.

The mall opened as usual on Monday.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Source: Xinhua

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