Man caught on video falling into a large sinkholeBy Mason White 6:24 PM March 28, 2013
|Yang Xibing falling into sinkhole|
By: Shifra Unger
(Scroll down for video) A man was going about his business on an ordinary street when suddenly the ground below him opened up and swallowed him, according to video uploaded to the internet.
The Chinese man, who was identified as 25-years-old, was swallowed up by a sinkhole in southern China.
Surveillance video cameras in the city of Shenzhen, captured the horrific moment in which Yang Xibing, a security guard at a residential complex, fell into the hole that was estimated to be about 65-feet deep on Tuesday.
He was rescued and taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.
Some residents said that illegal excavation work at a neighboring lot may have caused the ground to open.
Many resident gets underway to determine the cause of the incident.
“I don’t want to be swallowed up by another potential sinkhole, so I decided to move away until the authorities can determine what exactly cause the incident and what can be done that such an incident should not happen again,” one resident told YourJewishNews.com.Mobile video not loading? Click here to view