30+ Ton Aquarium Bursts in Shanghai, At Least 15 Injured

Inside a shopping center


Over a dozen people were injured when a 33.5-ton aquarium inside a Shanghai shopping center exploded Wednesday, releasing three sharks that died in the incident, The Shanghai Daily newspaper reported.

The specific cause of the incident is unclear. Eight of those injured were customers and the others were workers at the Orient Shopping Center, the paper reported. Those injured managed to stand up and call for help until shopping center employees assisted them.