Chinese-funded power plant in Bangladesh delayed after workers clash

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  • Sunday, 23 Jun 2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - The construction of a $2.5 billion (£1.96 billion) power plant in Bangladesh, a joint venture with China, will be delayed after critical equipment was stolen or destroyed during clashes between workers at the site this week, a senior official said on Sunday.

A Chinese worker was killed and at least six injured on Wednesday when violence erupted between Bangladeshi and Chinese construction workers at the plant, with the former angered by the death of a colleague in a fall.

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