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China: Man swallowed by giant sinkhole dies

Illegal digging at construction site may have caused accident, according to reports

(SkyNews) A security guard has died after a falling into a sink hole in south China’s Guangdong Province.

Yang Xibing, 25, was walking along the street near a construction site when the subsidence occurred and he was sucked into the ground in a hole 6 meteres in diameter.

A man who witnessed the accident said the ground suddenly opened-up without warning.

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