People describing themselves as Foxconn workers pulled down barriers and argued with hazmat-suited authorities at a Covid-hit plant in the industrial city of Zhengzhou that belongs to the Apple Inc supplier, scenes broadcast live over the Kuaishou platform showed on Wednesday.

The videos showed over a hundred people clustered outside and coming face to face with dozens of hazmat-suited officials, who they said were the police. Some showed workers complaining about the food they had been provided while others said they had not been paid bonuses as promised.

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Reuters was not immediately able to verify the authenticity of the videos. Foxconn did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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