A sinkhole suddenly opened under the pavement at a bus stop in Heilongjiang, China and five people fell into it.

China’s Xinhua news on Wednesday posted a tweet with CCTV footage of the pavement giving way, which shows one person visible near the entrance, barely clinging on to an underground cable.

Sinkhole opens near NE China bus stop, 4 people fall in #XinhuaTV

— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) August 26, 2015

Chinese reports said the hole was about 10 square metres wide and two meters deep. Passersby were able to help the people out of the hole before they were sent to the hospital. Read more…

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Sinkhole swallows commuters waiting for the bus in China