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Deaths after riots at nickel smelter

One Indonesian and one Chinese worker have been killed in riots at a nickel smelter on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials reported on Monday. Protests over pay and safety erupted Saturday at the PT Gunbuster Nickel Industry (GNI) smelter, owned by China’s Jiangsu Delong. Hundreds of security personnel were eventually dispatched to the site on Monday to calm spirits.

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