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Video: Couple disappears into sinkhole

Couple swallowed by sinkhole after footpath in South Korea gives way

Watch as a couple disappear from view when a section of footpath gives way in Seoul, South Korea.

The footage was caught  on CCTV as the pair stepped off a bus in the city. Local news reports said the pair fell about 10 feet and were pulled to safety after emergency crew were alerted.

According to reports, the sink hole appeared close to a building site where a pair of 39-storey apartment blocks are being constructed. Officials from the Seoul Metropolitan City officials and the Korean Geotechnical Society have launched an investigation into the reasons behind the foot[ath collapse.

The couple suffered minor injuries and were sent to a nearby hospital for observation.




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