An Ikea shelf falls on two babies in the US and the authorities open an investigationJun 262020
The furniture should be attached to the wall, according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Images circulate on the Internet of the moment when a shelf of the multinational Ikea falls on twin babies at a home in Santa Fe (California, USA). The incident occurred in early June, but the story now comes to light.
The parents had put the children to sleep in their room, but when the children came out they began to play and tried to get on the shelf, which gave way despite being attached to the wall with pieces or components of the furniture, as the instructions say. .
The stand came off and the furniture fell, but fortunately the children were not injured. Both the US Consumer Product Safety Commission like Ikea are investigating the incident. According to the local press, which cites official data, since 2000 at least 459 children have died in the country in similar events.