Date
17 December 2017
A strange hand is seen sticking out of a hole in the wall above a urinal in a toilet at Hong Kong International Airport. Photos: HKEJ, hkgolden.com
A strange hand is seen sticking out of a hole in the wall above a urinal in a toilet at Hong Kong International Airport. Photos: HKEJ, hkgolden.com

Photo of strange hand at airport toilet goes viral

A man taking a leak in the men’s room at Hong Kong International Airport nearly wet the floor when he saw a hand sticking out of a hole above the urinal where one would expect the sensor for the automatic flush to be.

Overcoming his shock, he had the presence of mind to take a photo of the hand.

When he posted it later on hkgolden.com, a popular internet forum, the picture quickly went viral, Headline Daily reported Tuesday.

Most of those who commented on the photo online said the hand probably belonged to a maintenance worker who was trying to fix a problem with the sensor.

Other netizens were more inclined to take the piss.

Some said the sensor was a fake and that the flush was in fact manually operated by a minimum wage worker.

Others warned that such manual flushers may have been installed in some women’s toilets. 

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