China police detains 9 in Power Plant construction site tragedy

Chairman of Hebei Yineng Tower Engineering Company Limited and chief engineer of the construction project along with seven others were detained in connection with a deadly construction site accident in China's eastern Jiangxi province on Monday. The incident had taken life of 74 people.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 28 Nov 2016 11:20 AM GMT

China police detains 9 in Power Plant construction site tragedy
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Beijing: Chairman of Hebei Yineng Tower Engineering Company Limited and chief engineer of the construction project along with seven others were detained in connection with a deadly construction site accident in China's eastern Jiangxi province on Monday. The incident had taken life of 74 people.

According to Chinese Media,"Local police detained nine people suspected of having major liability in the accident."

Earlier, 17 people were taken into custody for the accident.

It may be recalled that the tower of a power plant which was under construction collapsed on November 24 last in Fengcheng city.

ALSO READ: 74 killed as under construction building in China collapsed

  • The construction of the power plant began in July 2015 and was expected to be completed in 2018.
  • The tower is being built by Hebei Yineng Tower Engineering Co Ltd.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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