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5G conspiracy theorists are hiding razors and needles as booby traps for telecoms engineers

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  • Conspiracy theorists in the UK who believe the coronavirus is being spread by 5G have been leaving razor blades and needles behind posters on phone masts to harm telecoms engineers, The Verge reported.
  • Since late March, telecoms engineers working for BT have suffered 200 instances of abuse, some of which have turned violent.
  • There have also been 90 arson attacks on mobile infrastructure.
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5G conspiracy theorists in the UK are verbally harassing telecoms engineers, assaulting them, and even leaving traps for them.
The Verge reports telecoms engineers in the UK have discovered razor blades and needles hidden behind posters on telephone poles to catch them when maintaining the country's broadband network.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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