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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.

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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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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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