Giant Sinkhole in Central America
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Posted 6/5/10


(CNN) -- At least 115 people have died after a tropical storm battered Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend, officials in those countries reported.

Guatemala was hit hardest, with at least 92 deaths, 54 people missing and 59 injured, emergency officials said. Nearly 112,000 people have been evacuated and more than 29,000 areliving in temporary shelters, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom said in an address to the nation late Sunday.

The devastation has been widespread throughout Guatemala with mudslides destroying homes and buildings and burying some victims. At least nine rivers have dramatically higher levels and 13 bridges have collapsed, the nation's emergency services said.

In the northern part of Guatemala City, the downpour created a giant sinkhole that swallowed up a space larger than the area of a street intersection. Residents told CNN that a three-story building and a house fell into the hole.

A local newspaper reported that a private security guard was killed when the sinkhole opened up, but authorities had not confirmed the fatality. Residents said that a poor sewage drainage system underground was to blame for the sinkhole. A similar hole opened up nearby last year, they said.

This is terrifying. D: LOOK AT THAT THING.
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I'm sorry but I am dead certain this is a duplicate The other thread is called GATE TO HELL or something... unless it got locked. Lemme check.

http://www.crunchyroll.com/forumtopic-636089/the-gate-of-hell/

Been gone a day or two, eh?
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Sunnyxx wrote:

I'm sorry but I am dead certain this is a duplicate The other thread is called GATE TO HELL or something... unless it got locked. Lemme check.

http://www.crunchyroll.com/forumtopic-636089/the-gate-of-hell/

Been gone a day or two, eh?


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/latin_america/10211104.stm

If the BBC says it's true, it must be true.
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