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The giant sink hole
Giant sink hole opens up in Guangyun, Sichuan Province, China – 12 Dec 2013
A giant sink hole is seen after suddenly appearing in Maoba village, Guangyun, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The sink hole suddenly opened just after midnight and had expanded into a crater measuring 60 by 40 meters around and 30 meters-deep within hours. In the process it swallowed at least 12 buildings, and is expected to keep growing in size. The number of casualties is unknown.