- A man got stuck in a revolving door in Parliament after power went off due to loadshedding
- He reportedly waited for about 20 minutes before technicians unscrewed the door
- Some social media users found the situation both funny and embarrassing
Loadshedding struck at the most inopportune moment for an unnamed man visiting Parliament in Cape Town earlier today.
Power went off at exactly the moment he was in an automatic revolving door, trapping him inside, TimesLIVE reports.
The unfortunate man had to wait for almost 20 minutes before technicians unscrewed the door to free him.
A member of the parliamentary staff offered the man water as he waited to be freed. He was nevertheless whisked away once he got out to avoid media reporters.
Briefly.co.za learned that Parliament has experienced loadshedding twice over the past three days.
The incident sparked various reactions on Twitter. There was some amusement about the man's predicament.
However, some commenters felt that Parliament should be embarrassed by such a situation.
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