Watch Video: Part of parking lot collapses into giant sinkhole swallowing three cars in Jerusalem

A Jerusalem hospital parking lot has collapsed into a sinkhole, Israeli police say, but no casualties have been reported. Seven fire trucks rushed to the scene.

According to reports, the incident took place at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem on Monday afternoon.

The authorities say that the sinkhole appeared near a highway, where a tunnel is being constructed. According to local reports, the tunnel also runs underneath the hospital and the parking lot, where the sinkhole developed.

Israeli police, backed by fire and rescue services, blocked the roads surrounding the hospital to conduct searches in the area.

Video shared on social media showed at least three cars being swallowed by the sinkhole.

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