Sinkhole forces evacuation of Barclays building in Vilnius

  • 2016-12-23
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – A large sinkhole opened up near Barclays' building in Upes Street in central Vilnius, forcing the evacuation of people from the building. The evacuation started at 1 p.m. and was completed by 2 p.m., Saulius Gagas, head of the Vilnius County Police Headquarters, told reporters on the site. “While performing (construction) works, it was noticed that a sinkhole had appeared. We have removed vehicles from the site to prevent serious consequences. One of the builders' vehicles is under water. The evacuation is underway,” ...
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