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74 confirmed dead in platform collapse

By Xu Wei ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-11-26 07:05:17

State Council panel announces nationwide inspections to prevent similar work accidents

The death toll from a work platform collapse at a power plant in Yichun, Jiangxi province, rose to 74 on Friday as authorities launched a nationwide overhaul of work safety at construction sites.

Police detained 13 people who were responsible for construction of the cooling tower, where the collapse occurred, as part of the inquiry into the accident.

74 confirmed dead in platform collapse

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