Two people have been killed after a section of road caved-in on a busy city street. Three others, including a baby girl, were injured when the crater appeared in Harbin in China's Heilongjiang province on Monday. They were saved when rescue workers gained access to the 20ft-wide hole via a drainage tunnel.

Two passers-by died from injuries sustained in the fall. Incredibly, the baby girl only sustained minor grazes to her head.
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Crater: Two passers-by were killed when a section of road collapsed in Harbin in China's Heilongjiang province on Monday afternoon

The tragedy, which happened at around 4pm local time, left the 33ft-deep pit in the middle of the road. A temporary traffic ban has been imposed on the road while rescue workers assess the danger posed to local residents. An investigation into the cause of the collapse has been launched.

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Saved: Three others, including a baby girl, were rescued after falling into the 33ft-deep hole
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