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Four killed after massive sinkhole opens in Chinese city
CNN ^ | October 9, 2018 | Yong Xiong, Alex Stambaugh and Joseph Kleinhenz,

Posted on 10/09/2018 7:07:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin

According to state media, the sinkhole opened up around 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Dramatic video from the scene showed people suddenly plunging through the pavement as it collapsed beneath them.

Two victims died after being pulled from the pit and rushed to a hospital, state media said. They were reportedly married only days before.

Efforts to rescue the other victims, a father and his young son, were unsuccessful, with the two found dead on Tuesday afternoon.

The presence of high-voltage power cables and water pipes made the rescue work especially difficult.

"Given what we found in the hole, cables are crossed in a mess, including two high-tension lines, weak electric wires and gas pipelines," Gao added.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: sinkhole

1 posted on 10/09/2018 7:07:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ3h7NvTNqs


2 posted on 10/09/2018 7:07:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

China’s got 99 problems and Trump is just 1 of them.


3 posted on 10/09/2018 7:12:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The MSM is in the business of creating a fake version of reality for political reasons.)
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To: BenLurkin

The lady with the umbrella was walking along on the light colored pavement squares. As soon as she put her weight on her right foot on the dark area, the whole thing collapsed.


4 posted on 10/09/2018 7:29:28 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: BenLurkin

Holy flied lice!

Those men should have had ropes tied around them so they could not go down and then be pulled up..


5 posted on 10/09/2018 8:00:01 AM PDT by laplata (The Left/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: BenLurkin

I remember reading of such a thing happening in Britain. Some guy was whistling “When the Role is called up yonder” when the ground opened and swallowed him.

It was in either Ripley’s Believe It Or Not or Elsie Hix’ Strange As It Seems.

It happened in Florida a few years back.


6 posted on 10/09/2018 8:08:27 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: BenLurkin

I thought Florida had a monopoly on sinkholes.


7 posted on 10/09/2018 8:08:27 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: BenLurkin

Lowered down shovels so the people can dig their way to my parent’s back yard?


8 posted on 10/09/2018 8:27:39 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: NativeSon

!


9 posted on 10/09/2018 8:40:17 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

lol, you funny guy..
Can I steal this and use it one day offline??


10 posted on 10/09/2018 12:44:31 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd ((>> M A G A << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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