Construction Site Collapse In China Leaves 67 Dead

China’s state-run news agency has disclosed that 64 people have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a platform at a construction site in Fengcheng city, the southern province of Jiangxi.

The scaffold which collapsed had been built around a cooling tower which was undergoing repairs. Sixty-eight people were working on the platform at the time of the collapse and one person is believed to still be trapped beneath the rubble as rescue efforts continue.

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