19 people arrested in construction accident at nuclear facility

Nineteen people were arrested today in connection with a construction site accident last month in which nine people were killed in Chinas Guangzhou city.

An operation platform collapsed on March 25 at the construction site for Guangzhou No 7 Thermal Power Plant in Conghua district.

Ten people were on the 40-meter platform when it caved in. Another worker was buried underneath the falling platform.

A loss of balance was cited as the cause of the collapse of the platform.

All construction work has been suspended across the district pending inspections.

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