UPDATE 2-Strike disrupts Liberia Firestone rubber output

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(Updates with quotes, details) By Alphonso Toweh MONROVIA, April 27 (Reuters) - Liberian police used teargas on Friday to disperse striking workers at Bridgestone Corp's Firestone rubber plantation, where a labour stoppage is disrupting production, witnesses and officials said. "This strike action is certainly affecting work at our plantation," a local Firestone spokesman, Rufus Karmoe, told Reuters by telephone, without offering further details of the impact on output. ...

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