As immigration officers raided a Taoyuan factory, a migrant worker jumped to her death

The China Post
Date: July 6, 2017
By: The China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A migrant worker from Indonesia was killed Thursday after she leapt from the

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third floor of a building as it was being swarmed by immigration agents, the state-run Central News Agency reported.

The woman, named Danisah and aged in her 30s, suffered head injuries in the fall and was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital.

The National Immigration Agency reportedly initiated the raid after being tipped off that a large number of undocumented migrant workers were being employed at the site — a “logistics factory” in Taoyuan District, the seat of Northern Taiwan’s Taoyuan City.

A total of 17 migrant workers in the country illegally were found, according to CNA. Danisah was among four of them who had attempted to flee, agents said.

Several others suffered minor injuries; it is unclear how these injuries were sustained2

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