Two cars plunge into sinkhole in China

People gathering near the site where two vehicles had fallen into a sinkhole on a street in Harbin, capital city of Heilongjiang province in north-east China. The South China Morning Post reported yesterday that two cars plunged headfirst into the ho
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People gathering near the site where two vehicles had fallen into a sinkhole on a street in Harbin, capital city of Heilongjiang province in north-east China. The South China Morning Post reported yesterday that two cars plunged headfirst into the hole after part of a road gave way in heavy rain on Saturday. Three people in the cars escaped uninjured from the sinkhole, which measured 8 sq m. The authorities are investigating the cause.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 06, 2018, with the headline 'Two cars plunge into sinkhole in China'. Print Edition | Subscribe