A house party turned into a nightmare for guests after a sinkhole opened up under a swimming pool and swallowed a man in a 43-foot-deep hole. According to Global News, the incident took place on Thursday in the town of Karmi Yosef, 40 kilometers south-east of Tel Aviv. A video of this incident is going viral on social media. A Twitter user shared a video that showed the devastation caused by a sinkhole in an in-ground swimming pool. Local media outlets said that one person is injured and one is missing following the incident.

The video begins with the pool floor collapsing and seeping inward, absorbing most of the pool's water within seconds. A man can be seen sliding towards the sinkhole, but the others quickly pull him back. One of them, a 34-year-old man, managed to escape, but the other, identified as Kimhee, was later found dead. According to a Newsweek report, there were 6 people in the pool at the time and no one else was hurt.

The US According to the Geological Survey, sinkholes can form in a number of ways, but they most often occur when the soil below the ground's surface dissolves into groundwater and washes away, leaving only a cave open to the earth. A thin layer of

Sinkholes are common in rocky places composed of limestone, carbonate rock, or salt beds. Sinkholes can also be caused by human actions that alter natural soil structure and drainage patterns, along with groundwater pumping and construction activities.

While searching for a missing person, search teams created a support system to prevent the bottom of the pool from falling on them. The outlet further said that the search could be hampered by the possibility of other tunnels connected to the main sinkhole tunnel, posing significant risk to rescue teams.


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