Enormous sinkhole devours Rideau Street in downtown Ottawa


An enormous sinkhole has devoured Rideau Street just next to a shopping mall in downtown Ottawa, causing a gas leak and forcing the evacuation of all nearby businesses on June 8, 2016.

The giant crater has swallowed the entire Rideau Street, from sidewalk to sidewalk.

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Youtube video by Jean Delisle

This surreal video by Jean Delisle shows that the hole has became a sort of new swimming pool right in downtown Ottawa.

Now look at the water gushing into the whole… It’s insane:

Even a car didn’t resist to the giant crater:

People are advised to avoid the scene. Electricity and gas are cut in the area. Here another video from CBC News:

Luckily, there are no reports of injuries.

Learn more: Massive sinkhole shuts down Rideau Street in downtown Ottawa

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  1. They just might be in for more of the same with that vile bestiality law they just passed. You brought it on yourselves, remember that.

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