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Noida trade union violence: Sequence of events

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Feb 20, 2013 at 02:52pm IST

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There were reports of violence in Noida Phase-II during the trade unions' strike on Wednesday. Over 1,000 trade union workers protested and vandalised cars, setting vehicles on fire. The protestors even set fire to a fire engine. Following is the sequence of events in the area:

- Alleged CITU workers at the hosiery complex in Noida Phase-II staged protests at 11 am on Wednesday.

- The protestors took to streets and attacked a bus at around 11:30 am.

Noida trade union violence: Sequence of events

The protestors set at least eight cars on fire and over two dozen cars were vandalised.

- Thereafter, they attacked every car that came in the way. There was no police presence in the area.

- The protestors set at least eight cars on fire and over two dozen cars were vandalised.

- The protestors also vandalised over 100 offices and indulged in scuffles with any worker who came in their way.

- The protestors then set fire to a bus and a fire engine. They also vandalised four police vans.

- Over dozen people were injured in the incident and have been admitted to the hospital. Six policemen were also injured.

- Police forces were also called in from Ghaziabad.

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