A large crater suddenly appeared in the courtyard of a residential building in the north-central Vietnamese province of Quang Binh, leaving local residents to fear for their safety.
The crater is reported to have formed in the courtyard of a house belonging to Dinh Thi Wan in Hoa Thanh commune, Minh Hoa district, Quang Binh province, local authorities confirmed.
Around 7:00 pm, her family heard a strange loud noise coming from the front of the house.
Going outside, Wang discovered a huge hole up to eight meters in diameter and more than three meters deep.
There were no reports of casualties as there was no one in the courtyard at the time of the incident.
However, the sinkhole caused a stir among the residents of the area and prompted them to report the incident to local authorities.
The cause of the incident is still being investigated.