Forty killed and dozens trapped as power plant cooling tower collapses in China

Forty killed and dozens trapped as power plant cooling tower collapses in China
 

The accident happened in Fengcheng at around 7am (2300 GMT) and rescuers were on the scene, Xinhua said. 
The death toll was likely to rise because an unknown number of people were still trapped, it said.
Five injured workers have been sent to hospital. 
Deadly accidents are relatively common at industrial sites in China, and anger over lax standards is growing.
Three decades of swift economic growth have been marred by incidents ranging from mining disasters to factory fires. 
China has vowed to improve safety at such facilities.
President Xi Jinping has said authorities would learn the... read more

 
24 November 2016 in World News, Views: 36
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