New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) A lift at AIIMS here came crashing down from the second floor of a building today, resulting in injuries to five of its occupants.
There were 20 people inside the lift including one lift operator and a hospital staff when the incident occurred at 9.40 am due to failure of stopping mechanism of the lift, according to a statement from AIIMS.
The lifts at AIIMS are under “comprehensive” maintenance contract. The lift under question was last serviced on February 27, it added.
Police said that the incident was reported to them around 11 AM and five persons were reported injured.
“Two were suspected to have suffered fractures,” said a senior police officer