At least 40 killed in China construction collapse

China platform collapse

(CNN) — At least 40 people have been killed after a platform collapsed at a Chinese power plant, according to state news agency Xinhua. A number of people still trapped under scaffolding at the site in Fengcheng city, in the southern province of Jiangxi. The platform had been on a cooling tower which was under construction at the time of the accident, Xinhua reports. Rescue workers and firefighters are at the scene.