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Teens in dangerous tunnels for Instagram photos

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 14, 2019

The City of Zurich says it will tighten security at the entrances of a labyrinth of service tunnels after a group of teenagers broke in and took pictures for their Instagram page.

Instagram @Freeclimbzurich Teens in dangerous tunnels for Instagram photos

The teens are known for daring stunts but, until now, normally on rooftops around the city.

A spokesman for the Civil Engineering Office says the tunnels are very dangerous as they carry hot water pipes and the high temperatures can cause people to pass out. Workers are always in pairs as a precaution.

Even the youngsters acknowledge there’s danger, they posted there are signs warning of asbestos.

The city says they may be charged.



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