Enormous sinkhole opens up in Japanese city’s business district after part of street collapses

TOKYO — Parts of a main street collapsed in the heart of a major city in southern Japan on Tuesday, creating a massive sinkhole and cutting off power, water and gas supplies to parts of the city. Authorities said no injuries were reported from the pre ... ( read original story ...)

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