Foxconn India plant shut for 3 more days after week-long closure -govt source

FILE PHOTO: Men ride their motorbikes past a closed plant of Foxconn India unit, which makes iPhones for Apple Inc, near Chennai, India, December 21, 2021. REUTERS/Sudarshan Varadhan

CHENNAI (Reuters) -Apple supplier Foxconn's plant near Chennai in India will stay shut for three more days, a senior government official said, extending a week-long closure following workers' protests sparked by a food poisoning incident.

The plant is expected to start production with 1,000 workers on Dec. 30, according to the person close to the matter who was not authorised to speak with media and declined to be identified.

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