Diver Josh Eccles says a shark was nudging and bumping him, almost as if signaling something was wrong. His gut instinct was right. After a closer look, he saw a huge hook sticking out of its belly. Eccles was able to pull it out, possibly saving his life.
An escalator suddenly reversed direction at high speed in a crowded Mong Kok mall on Saturday afternoon, sending shoppers tumbling and leaving 18 injured, one of them in a serious condition.
Video footage recorded by witnesses showed that the 45-metre-long escalator – which links the fourth and eighth floors of Langham Place on Argyle Street – changed direction without warning and sped up, causing terrified shoppers to lose their balance, tumble down and pile up at the base. Source
Ukraine’s military said unknown saboteurs blew up the arsenal in the eastern city of Balaklia in the early hours of Thursday morning.
“According to preliminary data … as a result of sabotage…fire and explosions caused the detonation of ammunition at several sites storing rockets and artillery weapons,” chief military prosecutor Anatoly Matios wrote on Facebook.
The 368-hectare site, one of Ukraine’s largest military depots, contained some 138,000 tons of ammunition, he added.
Authorities said there was no immediate information about any casualties. Rescue teams have evacuated around 20,000 people from villages in the Kharkiv region, near the border with Russia. Hundreds of firefighters were deployed to put out the blaze. Source
The film shows the lioness, named Elsa after being saved from the circus, being goaded by passing tourists as she is sitting in her enclosure in Bioparque Estrella zoo in Mexico.
The animal then suddenly leaps off the cliff towards the visitors but she dangerously plunges into the moat, to the delight of cheering onlookers.
Park keepers said the lioness was attended by vets after falling into the deep trench but they found she was not injured. Source