Violent riot at Indian iPhone factory over unpaid wages Reply

As it should be.

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  • A violent riot has broken out at an iPhone factory in India over allegations of unpaid wages.
  • Employees can be seen on video attacking a Wistron iPhone plant in Bengaluru, images show broken glass, overturned cars and fires being started.

Update, December 14 (8:25 am ET): Estimates put the cost of the damage at 4.38B rupees, or around $60M. As a result of the destruction caused at the plant, the assembly of iPhones has now been suspended.

A violent riot has broken out at an iPhone factory in India over allegations of unpaid wages.

Video shared by TOI Bengaluru shows loud shouting, and employees smashing the glass front of the Wistron factory. Images also show overturned cars as well as signs being burned.

According to reports, nearly 2,000 employees who had just finished a night shift at the plan went on a complete rampage, destroying furniture and factory assembly units, attempting to set fire to vehicles. Police officers attended the crazy scene.

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