Two people have died and two more are missing, including a child, after a giant sinkhole burst open on a pavement.
Terrifying footage, resembling scenes from a horror movie, have emerged of the moment a huge chasm opened up. A man and his grandson are missing feared dead.
Firefighters almost became victims when a secondary collapse occurred as they tried to carry out a rescue.
CCTV from the freak incident on October 7th shows the chaos as people struggled to comprehend what was happening in China's Sichuan province.
It took 10 hours to locate the first victim and the second was nine hours later. Both were declared dead at the scene. The man and his grandson are still missing.
The exact cause of the collapse is unknown and the investigation is ongoing.