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Six killed as huge sinkhole in China swallows bus and pedestrians (Photos)



Over six people have been killed and 16 injured after a massive sinkhole opened up and swallowed a bus and pedestrians in the city of Xining in Qinghai province in China

Authorities said more than 1,000 emergency workers were the at scene at about 5.30pm on Monday, and rescuers searched for four missing people, while the injured were taken to hospital for treatment.

Pictures of the road collapse outside a hospital showed the vehicle almost entirely underground near a bus stop as people ran for safety.

The cause of the incident is being investigated, the state-run broadcaster CCTV said.

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