A person in China scaled a utility pole to do sit-ups off the highest of it, beautiful onlookers and inflicting an influence minimize to 1000’s of houses, media stated Tuesday.
The unnamed man was taken away by police following his antics on Sunday night on the outskirts of the southwestern metropolis of Chengdu, the Folks’s Every day stated.
It revealed a video on the Twitter-like Weibo displaying the person suspended about 10 metres (30 ft) within the air as he did a abdomen crunch off the highest of the pylon.
“The native energy firm initiated an emergency energy minimize… affecting tens of 1000’s of households,” the Folks’s Every day stated.
Emergency companies, together with medical personnel, rushed to the scene, The Paper in Shanghai stated.
It was not clear why the person determined to do sit-ups off the pole however state media warned in opposition to anybody copying him.
“The person’s behaviour is simply too harmful!” stated one outlet.
The incident was a scorching matter on Chinese language social media, with not less than 1.7 million views of 1 hashtag referring to it.
“I used to be aggravated as a result of no electrical energy… and once I see the news and know the explanation, I really feel aggravated and amused on the similar time,” stated one Weibo person affected by the weird incident.
One other on Weibo didn’t discover it so humorous.
“Black-outs can waste some huge cash and probably result in a deadly accident,” they stated.
Native police have been unavailable for remark.
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