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Foxconn Plant closed after 2,000 Worker Brawl

Looks like Foxconn workers needed to release some anger after finishing the iPhone 5.

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Foxconn Plant closed after 2,000 Worker Brawl

Foxconn is in the news again for worker related problems. Foxconn had to close a plant in northern China after a huge brawl involving 2,000 workers broke out. 40 workers got injured. A 5,000 strong Police force had to come in to end the brawl. The plant employs close to 80,000 workers. The police investigates what caused the brawl. So far Foxconn says that the incident started as a private dispute amongst workers.

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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