Italy: Rome Mayor says investigation underway after escalator accident

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi visited the 'Repubblica' metro station in the Italian capital and said an investigation was underway after at least 20 people were injured there by an escalator accident on Tuesday evening. «I reaffirm my closeness to the injured, to the Russians who have been injured, and I clearly thank police, military police, fire fighters who immediately activated themselves to be... Еще able to help these people,» Raggi told reporters in front of the 'Repubblica' metro station, as rescuers and police gathered in nearby Repubblica square. «We are absolutely near these people for any need,» Raggi added referring to the injured, most of whom were fans of the visiting Russian football team CSKA Moscow who were playing against Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday evening. According to reports, the escalator malfunctioned and sped up, sending people hurtling into each other and down towards the bottom of the stairs.

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