Ground opened under a man – level 3

Ground opened under a man – level 3

04-04-2013 14:00

A sinkhole suddenly opens up swallowing a security guard. The horrifying moment captured by cameras in Shenzhen City, China. Yang Xibing was buried as people tried to reach him.

Just moments earlier residents had complained of tremors coming from a nearby construction site. An investigation is now under way as workers fill the hole with sandbags.

Interesting words: sinkhole (hole made by collapsed ground), tremors (small shakes), construction site (place where people build something).

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