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Turkey: locals 'terrified' as giant sinkhole appears

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By Euronews  with AP
Turkey: locals 'terrified' as giant sinkhole appears

<p>Residents of Konya Province in southern Turkey have spoken of their terror when a giant sinkhole suddenly appeared in a local field.</p> <p>“We are very afraid (for) our lives. It is luck that no one fell into it,” said one local farmer.</p> <p>Measuring 10 metres wide and 90 metres deep, the crater is thought to have formed in the space of 24 hours.</p> <p>No one was injured as a result of the ground caving in.</p>