Thousands of workers ransacked an electronics factory in southwestern India with estimates of damage running as high as $60 million, local media report.
Taiwan-based Wistron InfoComm, owners of the factory in Bangalore, Karnataka, expect to resume operations as soon as possible.
At least 150 people have been arrested on charges including unlawful assembly and rioting. Workers attributed the unrest to unpaid wages. The company denies the allogations.
Beside damage to the factory infrastructure, the rioters looted merchandise and set fire to vehicles.
When in operation, the plant employs more than 7,000 workers running two shifts a day. The plant manufactures laptops and smartphones.