Massive sinkhole opens in German town

Massive sinkhole opens in German town

Credit: AP

In this aerial photo, a giant landslide under a residential street which claimed a car and left another car hanging over the edge is seen in Schmalkalden, central Germany, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. The cause of the landslide is yet unclear unclear. Residents were evacuated from 23 buildings. Nobody was injured. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on November 1, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 1 at 11:12 PM

A massive crater opened up in the middle of a housing estate in Schmalkalden, a small town in Germany Monday. The hole, about 65 feet deep and 131 feet wide swallowed a car and threatened several buildings. There were no reports of injuries.

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