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    China's Police Detain Nine Suspects in Collapse at Power Plant Construction Site

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    Chinese police detained on Monday nine suspects allegedly responsible for the deadly collapse of a cooling tower at a coal-fired power plant construction site in China’s Jiangxi province, local media reported.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) — The collapse, which has left 74 people dead, occurred in the city of Fengcheng on November 24.

    According to the Xinhua news agency, the board chairman of Yineng Tower Engineering Co. Ltd and the chief engineering officer of the object are among the detainees.

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