Four People Swallowed By Sinkhole In China (Video)

| by Michael Allen

Surveillance camera footage (video below) shows four people being swallowed up by a sinkhole in China on Aug. 22.

The people were waiting at a bus stop in Harbin, in China's northeast Heilongjiang Province, when the sidewalk below them caved in, notes

China's state run Xinhua News Agency originally aired the video and reported that the hole was more than 6 feet deep. All four were pulled out of the sinkhole and transported to a hospital for treatment for their minor injuries.

The Xinhua News Agency added these types of collapses are common in China.

Sources:, Xinhua News Agency via Twitter / Photo credit: Xinhua News Agency