Sunken houseboat on the Zwanenburgwal

It’s been cold. The canals have frozen over. Some of the neighbours have
gone away for wintersports holidays, leaving their houses alone in the ice.

One such neighbour had some bad luck this morning. At 8am a pipe
froze and burst, filling his houseboat with water. There was no way
to stop it from sinking. The water service came, they pumped, but
the house is now resting on the bottom of the canal, one side being
held up by the wall tethers.

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