Massive sinkhole swallows Japanese street, cutting power to parts of city

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By Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press, November 8, 2016 

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-sunrise collapse in downtown Fukuoka, which created a sinkhole more than half the size of an Olympic pool in the middle of the business district.

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