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Terrifying Video Of A Sinkhole In China Swallowing People On A Sidewalk

Footage of the incident in Harbin, China, shows one pedestrian landing and hanging onto what appears to be a wire.

Posted on August 27, 2015, at 10:31 a.m. ET

At least four people were injured on Aug. 22 when a portion of the sidewalk in Harbin, China, gave out beneath them, according to a tweet by Xinhua News.

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A clip of the incident from AP shows the sinkhole engulfing five people.

One woman is shown landing on and clinging to what appears to be an underground cable after the fall.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMBLTdVU4ow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMBLTdVU4ow

According to Chinese news site Passion Times, the sinkhole measured about 10 meters wide and two meters deep. The incident took place near a bus stop.

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