NINE HELD FOR CHINA PLANT COL­LAPSE

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

BEI­JING: Chi­nese au­thor­i­ties ar­rested nine ex­ec­u­tives for crim­i­nal neg­li­gence in the col­lapse of scaf­fold­ing at a power plant con­struc­tion site that killed 74 work­ers, state me­dia said yes­ter­day. Sus­pects in­clude the chair­man of He­bei Yi­neng, the con­struc­tion firm re­spon­si­ble for al­leged hasty build­ing work in Fengcheng city, and two safety su­per­vi­sion di­rec­tors from con­sult­ing firm Shang­hai Si­naidi. Work­ers had been un­der time pres­sure, a source told The Paper on Fri­day. – dpa

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