Four-Meter Deep Sinkhole Injures Pedestrian Near Yeouido IFC Mall

SEOUL, - A sinkhole measuring four meters in depth emerged in Yeouido's financial district, resulting in minor injuries to a pedestrian, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

According to a news release by Yonhap News Agency, the sinkhole appeared at 11 a.m. on a traffic island connecting the crosswalk in front of the IFC mall in western Seoul.

A man in his 30s was sent to a hospital for treatment of a leg abrasion, as stated by officials. The Yeongdeungpo Ward office has announced plans to investigate the cause of the sinkhole and to undertake repairs to the affected area.

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