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11 Foxconn employees injured in brawl

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-09-23 16:32

JINAN - Eleven Foxconn employees were injured in a brawl that occurred Friday in East China's Shandong province, local authorities confirmed on Monday.

Employees of a Foxconn Technology Group plant located in an economic and technological development zone (ETDZ) in Yantai city went outside the plant to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday and had a dispute after drinking, according to the ETDZ's management committee.

The dispute then escalated to a brawl that left 11 workers injured and attracted more than 300 onlookers, said the committee.

Police arrived on the scene in a timely manner and restrained the fight.

An initial investigation showed two young female Foxconn workers began arguing while surfing the Internet outside the plant and the dispute escalated, leading to the brawl.

Further investigation into the case is underway.

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