Giant sinkhole in Japan repaired in two days

A gaping sinkhole in the middle of a road appeared next to a busy subway station in Japan, disrupting traffic and causing a local blackout. Emergency services expect the hole, which is dangerously close to the surrounding buildings, to expand.

The hellish pit opened in the middle of the road in Fukuoka, the capital of Japan’s Fukuoka Prefecture, on Tuesday morning. The affected area is in the close vicinity of a subway station.

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