Street cave-in swallows 2 passersby in Lanzhou

A sudden cave-in happened in a business street in downtown Lanzhou, capital of northwest China’s Gansu Province, Tuesday afternoon, plunging two passersby.

The two were soon lifted out thanks to the help from other passersby.

“There was an explosive sound, and people started running. I thought there might have been a cave-in around. So I rushed there to rescue the persons trapped and we finally found the two and lifted them out. ”

Police immediately cordoned off the cave-in area and area are trying to determine the cause of the accident.

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