Bad Chemistry For Dupont

At an unfinished DuPont nylon factory in the Indian village of Keri, a cement slab marks the spot where Nilesh Naik was cremated in January. The 25-year-old villager was killed by local police on Jan. 23 as he and as many as 200 other DuPont Co. opponents tried to prevent company officials from getting to the site. A dozen others were wounded. The shootings sparked three days of attacks on DuPont's property. Today, charred furniture litters the concrete buildings. Burned vehicles lie about in the sun. DuPont has withdrawn all workers and ceased construction.

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