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Power plant accident death toll rises to 74

The death toll from the collapse of scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China rose to 74, state media said Friday, in the country’s worst work-safety accident in over two years.

Mt. Baekdu, (Mount Paektu), 2,744 meter high and located on the border between North Korea and China erupted more than 1,000 years ago. It was one of the most violent and powerful in recorded history and is classified as a VEI-7 event.

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