Monday, May 23, 2011
An Explosion At Foxconn Chengdu Engulfs Building, 16 Hurt, 2 Killed
UPDATED - What appears to be a fire or explosion engulfed one of the buildings at the Foxconn Factory in Chengdu, China. Foxconn is reporting two casualties and 16 hurt and the damage does look severe and quite thorough. MICGadget reported that "10 fire engines, ambulances and 10 police cars" arrived on the scene. Reports state that a few floors in Building A5 (apparently part of the iPad 2 production line) were affected and that the explosion was caused by light dust igniting in one of the manufacturing rooms. Auto-playing video after the jump.