40 Killed In China’s Power Plant Collapse

 40 Killed In China’s Power Plant Collapse

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At least 40 people were killed when a platform collapsed at a construction site in China’s Jiangxi province.
The BBC reports the accident took place at a power plant in Fengcheng where a cooling tower was under construction.
There were a number of people still trapped at the scene.
Jiangxi province’s fire services said 32 fire trucks and 212 soldiers had been deployed to the scene of the accident.
A total of 68 people were at the construction site at the time of the incident.
Photos posted by Chinese media showed iron pipes and concrete slabs lying on the ground inside the large cooling tower.

LTV

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