Homes located in the path of a tunnel that remained under construction, from a house that is presumed to have served in the past as a safe house in the neighborhood of Juntas de Humaya, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, will be inspected before the emergence of a huge sinkholein order to prevent buildings from collapsing.
Staff of the Secretary of Public Works of the State Government check the constructions that are on the street February 18since it is observed that in some fences have cracks and in the early hours of last Tuesday, a sinkhole of more than two meters in diameter was formed in the living room of one of the houses.
José Luis Zavala Cabanillas, head of the state agency, said that before filling in the enormous tunnel that was built, with the underpinning with wood, which is rotting, there is a risk of possible building collapsesfor that reason it is necessary to know its entire trajectory.
He announced that he was instructed by the state governor to provide an immediate solution to this problem, which occurred in a home, where a sinkhole was formed that is more than two meters deep, through which a young man who was sleeping in the room fell.
Housing had been searched and secured
The version of the residents of 18 de Febrero street, between Cebolla and Lechuga streets, is that more than 11 years ago, a house that remains abandoned was searched and secured by the Army, thus it was discovered that had an escape tunnel for suspected criminals.
In the construction of the tunnel, the excavations were propped up with wood, so that with the passage of time and the rains the props began to give way and in various points of said street small sinkholes have been opened and some houses have cracks in their walls.
At dawn last Tuesday, a loud noise woke up several families on February 18th street, in one of them they discovered that the young Martín “N”, 25, who slept in an armchair in the living room, disappeared when the floor collapsed. .
His family, who came to see what was happening, had difficulty getting him out of the sinkhole that opened more than two meters deep, so he suffered blows to various parts of his body from the fall.