Covid Lockdown: Violent protests were witnessed on Wednesday at the world’s largest iPhone factory in Zhengzhou city of China. During this, there was a fierce fight between the police and thousands of factory workers, after which the administration ordered a lockdown of about six million people.
If media reports are to be believed, the workers of the factory were agitated over non-payment of salaries, after which their protest turned violent and they clashed with the police. Foxconn apologizes after violent protest over wages in China’s iPhone factory
Administration imposed lockdown
After the violence in the iPhone factory, the atmosphere of the entire city became tense, in view of which the administration ordered a lockdown from Friday. Along with this, it was said that the residents of the city cannot go out until they have a negative Kovid report and permission from the local administration. Along with this, the Zhengzhou administration appealed to the people and said that if there is no need, do not leave the house.
It is being told that this lockdown will come into force at midnight on Friday, which will last for the next 5 days. About six million people will be affected by this lockdown, but it will not apply to the people of the iPhone factory, as they have been following the Covid guidelines for a week. are doing.
Foxconn admitted mistake
After violent demonstrations by the workers, Foxconn admitted a ‘technical fault’ on its part. According to a report, the company claimed that a technical error occurred during the ongoing process. He issued a statement saying that we apologize for an input error in the computer system and guarantee that the actual salary is the same as agreed and official rules.