The sixteen injured have been taken to the hospital. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
The search and rescue are underway. The CCTV footage read the time of the incident. It showed the incident occurred at 5:30 pm on Monday evening.
The state media reported a large sinkhole opened on Nandajie Street in the city of Xining. The sinkhole swallowed a public bus and passerby causing an explosion. It reported six people died and fifteen were injured. Ten people are reported missing.
They also reported Nandajie Street is a very busy street and heavily trafficked. The rescue is still underway.
The footage of the incident showed people gathered at a bus stop outside Great Wall Hospital in Chengzhong District.