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​China: elevated glass walkway cracks under tourists' feet

The cracks occurred after a tourist dropped a stainless steel mug on the walkway

Baku. 7 October. REPORT.AZ/ China elevated glass walkway 3,500 feet up has cracked under tourists' feet. 

Report informs citing the Russian media, the glass was said to be able to carry 800 kilogram of weight per square meter.

The bridge, which opened on Sept 20, was closed to the public after the incident.

A spokesperson for the Yuntai Mountain tourism bureau told People's Daily Online that the cracks occurred after a tourist dropped a stainless steel mug on the walkway. Only one of a total of three layers of glass broke, so the tourists were not in danger, the spokesman said.

Glass walkways are all the rage in China. A 900m glass suspension bridge across a ravine in Yunnan province opened last month.

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