Huge sinkhole swallows bus in China killing six

Chinese rescuers lifting out a bus after it was swallowed by a sinkhole in China's northwestern Qinghai province on Jan 13 2020

Footage shows people getting on and off the bus at a bus stop when it suddenly falls into the hole head first.

Subsequent footage shows rescuers perched precariously between the edge of the sinkhole and a nearby bus stop, as they pull someone from the hole.

A lamp-post is then seen sinking further into the hole beside the bus and the flash of an explosion is seen, followed by smoke billowing from the hole.

"I heard someone shouting 'Help!" Several more people on the street fell in the hole as it widened, swallowing the front end of the bus and a street sign. "The sound was huge. a water pipe broke, and water poured in", he said.

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 14 are here.

The defining moments of LSU's college football national championship win
There were plenty of orange-wearing Clemson fans on the streets, hoping their team wins a second straight national championship. They entered the College Football Playoff ranked third, behind fellow undefeated teams in No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Ohio State .

As per reports, the incident happened outside a hospital in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, at 5.30 pm on Monday.

Authorities investigate after a Port Authority bus was caught in a sinkhole in downtown Pittsburgh on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019.

A bus plunged into a sinkhole in a northwestern city in China, killing six people and leaving ten more missing. But the incident has caused online outrage, with many wondering why sinkholes continue to appear in Chinese cities. Fortunately, unlike the recent case in Xining, there were no casualties in the previous accident.

Only 11 days later a road collapsed in the coastal city of Xiamen, again at an underground construction site, which lured at least two vehicles into the trap.

And in October 2018 a road collapsed in Dazhou, Sichuan province, killing four people.

Related News:

  • Selena Gomez reacts to Hailey Bieber's disgusting reactions in the restaurant

    Selena Gomez reacts to Hailey Bieber's disgusting reactions in the restaurant

    More surprisingly, though, was the white toaster she was seen carrying around with her as she left the celebrity hot-spot. We're soaking up this look while it lasts because with Selena , we never know when she'll switch it up again.
    United, Sporting hold talks over Fernandes

    United, Sporting hold talks over Fernandes

    Bruno Fernandes is said to be "keen" on a January move to Manchester United , should the two sides manage to agree a deal. That would therefore prevent the 25-year-old joining United in time for Sunday's match at Liverpool .
    Oscars: Saoirse Ronan receives fourth Academy Award nomination

    Oscars: Saoirse Ronan receives fourth Academy Award nomination

    Actor and producer John Cho and actress/writer/producer Issa Rae will host the 92nd Annual Academy Awards nominations announcement on Monday, January 13th.
  • US House to vote to send Trump impeachment trial to Senate

    US House to vote to send Trump impeachment trial to Senate

    He rejected Pelosi's recent suggestions that whatever the Senate verdict, Trump will be " impeached forever ". Meanwhile, the president's impeachment legal team is coming together as the trial quickly approaches.
    Niger: Army officials fired in wake of deadly attack

    Niger: Army officials fired in wake of deadly attack

    Some 13,000 United Nations peacekeeping troops operate in Mali, the heart of the conflict which has since spread to its neighbors. Previous year witnessed the highest death toll as a result of fighting since the security crisis broke out in 2012.
    Motorbike racer Paulo Goncalves dies in Dakar Rally

    Motorbike racer Paulo Goncalves dies in Dakar Rally

    The organisers informed that he was pronounced dead in hospital after he was found unconscious following a cardiac arrest. 'We never know what is going to happen'.
  • Replace Iran Nuclear Deal With

    Replace Iran Nuclear Deal With "Trump Deal"

    She added, however, that "the ability of the Europeans to put anything on the table is extremely limited". Since then, Iran has reduced its compliance, saying the Trump administration's actions give it the right.

    BoyleSports Buys 35 William Hill Betting Shops

    BoyleSports and William Hill governance have chosen not to disclose financial terms on their agreed sales arrangement. By acquiring Stanley Racing, William Hill entered the retail betting market in Northern Ireland in 2005.
    Liu He on way to Washington to sign 'phase one'

    Liu He on way to Washington to sign 'phase one'

    USD/JPY is still keeping at fresh seven-month highs around 109.90 while gold is down by 0.7% around $1,550 at the moment. The first round of what the Trump administration renamed the Comprehensive Economic Dialogue was held in July, 2017.
  • YouTube star Nikkie de Jager has revealed she is transgender

    YouTube star Nikkie de Jager has revealed she is transgender

    His video has obtained more than 10,526,343 views on YouTube and has been widely shared on all platforms. "Period. Coming out is a personal thing, and you do not get to decide that for someone else", she wrote on Twitter .
    'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump': Michael Bloomberg

    'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump': Michael Bloomberg

    He vowed to keep field offices open in swing states through the general election "no matter who our party nominates". Though different in style and substance, Sanders and Biden are vying for an overlapping base of voters in Iowa.
    Packers vs. 49ers: Spread, Odds & Prediction

    Packers vs. 49ers: Spread, Odds & Prediction

    It is not a great matchup for the Packers , so look for the 49ers to take full advantage at home. 49ers Cover -7 Spread. The 49ers are 10-6-1 against the spread this season and their games evenly split the over-under at 8-8-1.


Most liked

MLB Hammers Astros with Historic Punishments After Cheating Probe
The replay room was still relaying signs in the 2018 regular season before the players stopped, believing it ineffective. The report said the Astros used the team's replay room to decipher the signs of the opposing catcher.

Oil steady as US-Iran conflict eases, trade deal details elusive
U.S. gasoline stocks rose by the most in one week in four years, surging by 9.1 million barrels in the week to January 3, the U.S. But they have slumped again as Washington and Tehran retreated from the brink of direct conflict last week.

Oscars Shut Out Women in Best Director Category Again
The stars of the movie were quick to react to the snub and noted that Gerwig's exclusion in the category is a "big blow" for them. In Hollywood's 10 nods include for best original screenplay for Tarantino, best sound mixing and best production design.

'Little Women' star Florence Pugh reacts to her first Oscar nomination
For her part, the film's director herself is expressing no outrage or sadness at being overlooked for a directorial nomination. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan has received her fourth Oscar nomination with a best actress nod for her role in Little Women .

Billie Eilish pens newest James Bond theme for ‘No Time to Die’
The news, confirmed by 007 themselves on Twitter , makes Billie the youngest act to ever write and record a Bond theme. And the latest musical great to join their ranks is Billie Eilish .

Roddy Ricch Beats Justin Bieber to No.1 & Twitter Is Laughing
For those unaware of the concept, a VPN is a virtual private network, and is used a method for users to mask their IP addresses. On Jan 10, Bieber reportedly reposted a fan's guide that detailed how to help his comeback single to hit No 1.

'Black Widow' Trailer: Natasha Confronts Her Past
Natasha Romanova has some "unfinished business" to take care of in a new Black Widow clip. The unique talent makes Taskmaster a formidable foe for Black Widow .

House to vote on sending Trump impeachment articles to Senate
The California Democrat also warned the Senate, where Republicans have a narrow majority, against dismissing the impeachment case. In an impeachment trial, every Senator takes an oath to do "impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws".

These Galaxy S20+ Specs Will Make You Drool
This would suggest that the top tier Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will be the only camera in the lineup to feature 108MP imaging. The device has a centered selfie camera and on the back is a rectangular camera island consisting of four cameras.

OR girl dead, boy missing after being swept into ocean
Saturday. 'People can be swept off rocks and jetties and drown while observing the high surf'. An officer arrived to find the man struggling, his daughter farther out in the ocean.

Oscar Nominations 2020: Surprises, Snubs, and 'Joker' Leads the Pack
Despite a year in which women made historic gains behind the camera, female directors were again shut out of best director . The award voted on by filmgoers at Canada's largest film festival tends to augur well for Oscar season.

Sixers center Joel Embiid will have surgery on hand injury
The Celtics will return to Boston and play the New Orleans Pelicans at the TD Garden on Saturday night. Despite the loss, Celtics coach Brad Stevens was trying to find some positives to take from the game.

The Best Reactions to Monday’s Oscar Nominations
But Ronan is hoping Gerwig's next movie will fare better. "Congratulations to those men ", she said with no trace of a smile. Unlike the remarkable debut of Jordan Peele Get Out, his second feature film Us did not break through with the Academy.

Canada's Trudeau Promises 'Justice' As Iranians Protest Downing Of Ukrainian Plane
Iran fired at USA bases in Iraq on Wednesday, though no Americans were hurt. "My Administration will continue to stand with you". Esper replied: "The president has set no other conditions than to say that we are willing to meet the Iranian government".

Mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China similar to Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Several dozen people in China's Wuhan City have suffered from coronavirus and one man has died, according to news reports. Seven others are said to be in critical condition. "If the illness looks for us, there's nothing we can do", she said.