Massive sinkhole swallows 5 cars in Algeria – 11 people injured

A large sinkhole opened up on a highway near Ben Aknoun, a suburb of the city of Algiers, Algeria on November 18, 2016.

Five cars fell into the 4 meters (13 feet) long, 6 meters (19.7 feet) wide and 4 meters deep hole, injuring a total of 11 people.

The giant sinkhole opened on the highway towards Ben Aknoun, near the city of Sahraoui.

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The hole is currently 4 meters (13 feet) long, 6 meters (19.7 feet) wide and 4 meters deep, and is still expending according to local reports.

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Eleven people were injured and hospitalized.


Affaissement sur l’autoroute de Ben Aknoun von algerie-tsa

The cave-in occurred after the region experienced heavy rainfall over several days.

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