About 700 nails were found on the road around Incheon New Port, which was visited by National Police Agency Commissioner Yoon Hee-geun for an on-site inspection in connection with the general strike of the cargo union, and the police launched an investigation.
According to the Incheon Yeonsu Police Station, at around 9:39 am today (30th), a report was received at 112 that nails were scattered on the roads around Incheon New Port, Songdo International City, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon.
At the time, it was found that about 700 9cm long nails were sporadically scattered on the first lane of the two-lane one-way road from Incheon New Port to Namdong Industrial Complex over a 2km section.
After receiving the report, the police dispatched to the scene blocked vehicle traffic on the first lane of the road, and then dispatched four manpower to personally collect the nails.
So far, it has been confirmed that there have been no reports of damage received by the police due to nails scattered on the road.
The police plan to investigate the exact circumstances of this case to see if it is related to the cargo union's sabotage of transportation.
A police official said, "All the nails on the road have been removed," and "an investigation will be conducted based on the collected nails."
In response, the Incheon Regional Headquarters of the Cargo Solidarity said, "It has nothing to do with us," and said, "We are faithfully following internal guidelines so as not to leave room for illegal activities."
He added, "The Cargo Solidarity is fighting the government and has no intention of harming anyone."
Commissioner Yoon met with reporters and said, "If transportation obstruction or retaliatory violence occurs, we will conduct a strict investigation so that the perpetrators, those behind them, and even the ringleaders are punished."
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