Foxconn plant in Tamil Nadu to stay shut this week after protests: Report

CHENNAI, India (Reuters) -Apple supplier Foxconn’s plant near Chennai in southern India will remain shut this week following protests, government sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Five days of holiday have been declared at the plant, the Superintendent of Police in Kancheepuram said, following protests against food poisoning at a unit.

The report was confirmed by a senior official of the state of Tamil Nadu, of which Chennai is the capital.

was not immediately available for comment.

Police in India on Monday released dozens of those detained for blocking a key highway in a protest against food poisoning at the plant that makes iPhone 12 models.

(Reporting by Rupam Jain in Mumbai and Sudarshan Varadhan in Chennai; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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