At least 40 people died as a result of the collapse of cooling towers at power plant under construction in the city of Fengcheng in Jiangxi province (East China), reports Reuters. Earlier it was reported 22 dead and two injured.
The accident at the construction site occurred at about seven in the morning local
time (02:00 Moscow time), reports Xinhua. Collapsed platform for the construction of the cooling column.
As reported TASS, the place of the accident at the moment of collapse were 68, 26 fate remains unknown.
The rescue involved 32 fire brigades. To search for the people remaining under the rubble, attracted nine specially trained dogs, and two robot rescue.
About the possible causes of collapse of building structures cooling towers at the power plant is not reported. Authorities began an investigation.