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Huge sinkhole swallows cars in Florence

It occurred along Florence’s iconic Arno River.
Huge sinkhole swallows cars in Florence

A burst water pipe along Florence’s Arno River has created a 200-metre-long sinkhole that buried dozens of cars.

A section of road near the Ponte Vecchio collapsed and filled with water and cars.

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No injuries have been reported but rescue workers were dispatched to the scene.

Fire-fighters asked residents of nearby palazzo to evacuate voluntarily as there was no water or lighting in the area.

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