Sinkhole swallows four people at China bus stop in CCTV video

Footage shows sinkhole open up in Heilongjiang Province causing four people to fall into huge hole

Ryan Ramgobin
Wednesday 26 August 2015 09:59
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Sinkhole swallows four people at China bus stop in CCTV video
Sinkhole swallows four people at China bus stop in CCTV video

Dramatic surveillance video has emerged from China showing several people falling into a huge hole as the pavement beneath them suddenly opens up.

The incident took place at a bus stop in Heilongjiang Province on Saturday where four people dropped directly into the hole while another woman can be seen trapped on a steel structure just below the surface of the pavement.

The footage shows a group of bystanders attempting to rescue those trapped inside. After a few minutes, they had managed to claw out the unlucky few who fell down. It has been reported that the hole measured ten square metres and was two metres deep.

Four people were taken to hospital with minor injuries; and the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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