Chinese factory Foxconn closed because workers uprising

One of the largest factories of Foxconn, located in Taiyuan (central China), was closed because of the ensuing riot the night workers, reported by New York Times. The plant has about 80 thousand employees and, according to unofficial data, were involved in the rebellion to 2,000. Cause of unrest is still not named. Different sources of information differ. For example, Richard Lai from Engadget mentions a scuffle between the guards and workers, and then riot. In turn, Reuters writes that the conflict was triggered by a fight in the hostel between workers from different departments. The same source said the 40 victims.

Chinese factory Foxconn closed because workers uprising
Foxconn representative does not tell the press, to whom, and the factory is referred to by others. Based on available data, it specializes in the production of components made of magnesium alloy products based on LED and the heat sink.

Factory allegedly creates components for mobile phones and automotive industries. In August, it was rumored that this plant produces aluminium cases for iPhone 5. Official comment on the riot Foxconn has not yet given, but the network already got pictures of the crowd rioting factory workers and damaged property.