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Dead Sea Sinkholes Swallow Anything In Their Way (VIDEO)

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The Dead Sea is the lowest spot of land on the planet, where the Bible says God rained fire and brimstone down on the misbehaving residents of Sodom and Gomorrah -- and where now, the Earth occasionally opens up and swallows people. Geologist Eli Raz was one of those people. "It happened so quickly," says Raz. "I was busy documenting, taking pictures, writing in my notebook, using my equipment, etc. All of a sudden, I found myself down. It was terrible."

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