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Sinkhole swallows two women as they walk down street in Turkey

The pair were buried in the rubble
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The pair were buried in the rubble
A pair of medics were on the receiving end of some terrible luck after a sinkhole opened up below their feet.

The two women had just finished work when they fell victim to the horrifying ordeal.

Video footage shows them walking down the road talking and appearing to enjoy themselves.

But as they were speaking, the ground from below collapsed under their feet.

A huge gaping hole then opened up and the two plunged into the gap.


Fire

The planet is cracking up: Eruption of fire from cracks in earth causes panic in Kurnool, India

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Panic spread among people in Marrikunta Thanda, a hilly area in Owk mandal of Kurnool district on Saturday as fire errupted from cracks that developed on earth.

Cracks in the ground were seen up to a depth of about 200 metres and flames were seen spreading from the gaps.

An electric pole was melted due to heat generated in the earth. The news spread in the surrounding villages and people in large numbers flocked to witness the fire from earth at the hamlet.

Owk Tahsildar Sanjeevaiah, rushed to the spot and made inquiries. He later informed the matter to the officials of Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) and Mines and Geology department.

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Enormous sinkhole opens in Clinton Township, Michigan

Sinkhole in Clinton Township, MI
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Expect delays if you're traveling through Clinton Township today, especially along the westbound lanes of Metro Parkway near Groesbeck.

A water main break in the area said to be the cause of an enormous sinkhole along the shoulder of that busy highway. Charlie Langton was live at the scene.

Wednesday morning, police were blocking the shoulder as traffic squeezed past the area.

Clinton Township police later said the right lane of westbound 16 Mile would be closed west of Garfield road until further notice, as crews work to fix the problem.


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Car swallowed by sinkhole in Toronto

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The driver of a car that was swallowed by a sinkhole in North York on Tuesday morning managed to escape without injury.

Police said just before noon, they got a call about the incident in an apartment building parking lot on Grenoble Drive, near Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East.

They said a car went into a sinkhole, and no one was hurt.

Resident Vitaliy Novikov said a pipe burst and water had flooded the underground garage.

Crews have shut off water to the street.


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Giant cracks appear on banks of river in Argentina - Evacuations ordered

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The huge fissure could collapse at any time.
There is a giant crack growing in Diamante in Entre Ríos, Argentina, which may finally swallow the entire town. Many have already evacuated their homes fearing a total collapse. Here some pretty impressive images of the dramatic situation experienced by the inhabitants of this small town. Have a prayer for them.

Geologists are worried and officials of Diamante have already evacuated 40 houses in the city.

The earth crack is 130 meters long and between 30 and 40 deep. The crack extends along the ravine of the Paraná River, so it could lead to a collapse that destroys everything with it, including houses. Officials say the crack is getting bigger everyday. The mayor Lenico Aranda advised the population to evacuate the area because some "are at risk of losing their life, as the large crack could destroy a few houses in the next hours or days"

Comment: While the worrying cracks may be related to activity documented back in the 1970's, that doesn't explain why all of a sudden residents are under threat - or why this phenomena is occurring all over the planet: Sinkholes: The groundbreaking truth

See also: For more, check out SOTT radio's:Behind the Headlines: Earth changes in an electric universe: Is climate change really man-made?

And SOTT's monthly documentary: SOTT Earth Changes Summary - September 2018: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs




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Two people die and two others are missing after being swallowed by massive sinkhole in China

Two people were killed in south-west China's Sichuan province after a massive sinkhole swallowed four pedestrians on Sunday afternoon. Two others remained missing

Two people were killed in south-west China's Sichuan province after a massive sinkhole swallowed four pedestrians on Sunday afternoon. Two others remained missing
Two people were killed in south-west China after a massive sinkhole swallowed four pedestrians on Sunday afternoon.

The gaping hole, measuring an area of nearly two square metres (21.5 square feet), appeared after the tiled pavement collapsed outside a local hospital in Dazhou city, Sichuan province at 2:30pm, swallowing the four victims.

Rescuers were still searching for a man and his grandson in the two metre (6.5 foot) -deep sinkhole on Monday.


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'I was going to be buried alive': Man recounts terrifying experience trapped in sinkhole in Montfort ,Wisconsin

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Brandon Post was working outside his home in Montfort when the earth collapsed beneath his feet.

"I just started screaming, 'Somebody help me! Somebody help me!' It was the only thing I could do and hope and pray that eventually someone would hear me," Post said.

The sinkhole is about 3 feet away from his garage. It looks small from the outside, but if you look closer into the hole, you can't even see the bottom.

Post said he fell about 25 feet down before he caught himself against the walls. Shocked and scared, he screamed for help.

He said, "I was yelling and screaming for 20 to 25 minutes. It was just to the point where I was like, 'Do I just give up and just sit here and wait for my girlfriend to come out of the house? Or do I keep screaming?' My voice was so hoarse. I couldn't breathe," he said.


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Gaping fissures and sinkhole open up around school in Ireland, children evacuated

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Nearly 100 children were evacuated from their classrooms on September 24, 2018 when a huge sinkhole opened up at Drumgossatt National School, near Carrickmacross in Monaghan, Ireland.

The collapse of a disused Gypsum mine in the region has been cited as the cause of the subsidence.

While the school was closed immediately, and an appeal was made for parents to collect their children, there were no injuries.

Comment: Why is it that all of a sudden, all over the world, the ground has become so unstable? Those mines have been there for decades, if not centuries, so what has changed? And it's also important to note, that for many of these incidents, there are no mines in the vicinity. For more information on the changes we're seeing on our planet, check out SOTT radio's: Behind the Headlines: Earth changes in an electric universe: Is climate change really man-made?


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Football club grounds closed due to sinkhole in County Monaghan, Ireland

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Aerial view of sinkhole at Maghercloone Mitchell Football Club
Several sinkholes have opened up at a Gaelic football club in County Monaghan, severely damaging pitches and causing cracks in the clubhouse.

The sinkholes are thought to have been caused by the partial collapse of an old mine beneath Magheracloone Mitchells GAA club.

Large fissures in the pitch and cracks in the clubhouse are evident in pictures posted on social media.

Comment: Irish Broadcaster RTÉ adds:
An investigation is under way after part of a disused mine collapsed in Co Monaghan.

In a statement issued this afternoon, Monaghan County Council said the subsidence occurred overnight and that a section of the main Carrickmacross/Kingscourt road (R179) will remain closed over the next 48 hours with diversions in place.

A geological team is due to arrive at the site tomorrow morning to determine the scale of the subsidence and the risk of a recurring event in the area, the statement added.

Gyproc, which runs a gypsum mine in Co Monaghan, confirmed that it is investigating the case.

The company said it is still assessing the current situation with the assistance of geological teams to ascertain both the reason for, and the extent of, the subsidence.



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'The whole beach is gone!' Huge 7.5metre deep sinkhole suddenly appears at same location in Queensland, Australia as one in 2015

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot
A large chunk of a popular Queensland beach has sunk into the sea leaving people fearing for the worst.

It is the second time in three years a sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach. In 2015 a car, caravan, a camper trailer and tents were swallowed by the sinkhole, ABC reported.

Double Island Point Fishing Charters operator Greg Pearce was heading out on a fishing charter on Monday morning when he noticed the part of the picturesque beach missing.

The sinkhole looked about 7.5m deep, he told Daily Mail Australia.

'Yesterday looked perfectly normal, people were sunbaking. This morning when I came out you could see there'd been a fair bit of erosion.'

'The whole beach, where the day before was dry land, was gone.'


Comment: Details of the 2015 incident: Enormous sinkhole swallows portion of beach and campsite in Queensland, Australia