China plant accident kills at least 40
- 24.11.2016, 11:10,
- Accident » Accident. Main
At least 40 people have been killed when a platform crashed at a construction site in China's Jiangxi province.
The accident took place at a power plant in Fengcheng where a cooling tower was under construction, according to China's Xinhua news agency.
There were a number of people still trapped at the scene with Xinhua repored the death toll was likely to rise because an unknown of people trapped in the debris
Jiangxi province's fire services said 32 fire trucks and 212 soldiers had been deployed.
A total of 68 people were at the construction site at the time of the accident.
Officials have ordered a thorough investigation into the cause of the deadly accident.