Deadly collapse at Chinese power station

Deadly collapse at Chinese power station

At least 40 people have been killed when a platform collapsed at a construction site in China's Jiangxi province collapsed.

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, Chinese media reported.

Jiangxi province's fire services said on Weibo that 32 fire trucks and 212 soldiers had been deployed.

Fatal accidents are common at industrial sites in China and there have been growing demands for more stringent safety standards.



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