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Watch: Sinkhole in Delhi swallows car, pictures and videos go viral on social media

According to news agency ANI, the incident happened in Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 18. The car was later pulled out with the help of a crane, Delhi Police said.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 21, 2021 10:07:14 am
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A police constable had a close call when the car he was driving got stuck inside a sinkhole as the road caved in due to incessant rain. Now, a picture of the car, bonnet first inside the sinkhole, is making rounds on the internet.

According to news agency ANI, the incident happened in Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 18. The car was later pulled out with the help of a crane, Delhi Police said. Constable Ashwani who was in the car at the time of the accident managed to escape unhurt.

Pictures and video on Twitter showed the car, a Hyundai i-10 in the sinkhole, bonnet first. The area around the sinkhole was cordoned off with stones as locals gathered around it.

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Several incidents of flood and traffic congestions were reported from several parts of the national capital as the rain continued to lash Delhi for the second day in a row on Tuesday. Three people also died in weather-related incidents yesterday. (Follow Weather Updates here)

A similar incident took place back in June when a car was swallowed up by a sinkhole in Mumbai. Pictures and video of a Hyundai Venue car sinking into a caved-in portion of a parking lot on the premises of a Ghatkopar residential society had gone viral on social media.

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