Power plant killed at least 67 workers due to scaffolding collapse in China

Rescuers work at the accident site at the Fengcheng power plant in Yichun City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Nov. 24, 2016. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images

Power plant killed at least 67 workers when scaffolding collapsed during construction work at a power plant in Fengcheng, eastern China, on Thursday, according to reports by state media Xinhua News Agency.

The platform for a cooling tower under construction collapsed in Fengcheng, east China’s Jiangxi Province, Thursday morning. Of the 70 people who were working at the site when the accident happened, 67 were killed and three injured as of 8:00 p.m. Thursday.

One of the workers named Wang Yaosheng was shocked by the collapse and have slightly injured when he saw the platform falling.


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