21 May '11, 6am

First, lucky Foxconn workers saw iPad 2 before anyone else. Now two killed in blast get sneak preview of the rapture.

First, lucky Foxconn workers saw iPad 2 before anyone else. Now two killed in blast get sneak preview of the rapture.

Smoke rises as police and onlookers stand near at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, Sichuan province, in this still image taken from a video grab. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SAN FRANCISCO - APPLE Inc is investigating an explosion that killed two people, injured 16 and forced a production halt at a Foxconn International Holdings Ltd factory in China said to produce the popular iPad 2. Foxconn, part of Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industries group and Apple's main manufacturing partner, said in a statement the explosion happened at about 7pm local time (1100 GMT) on May 20. 'Production has been suspended at the site of the explosion until the completion of the investigation,' Foxconn said in a statement. 'The safety of our employees is our highest priority and we will do whatever is required to determine and address the cause of this tragic accident.' It did not name the affected plant or ...

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