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Vedanta protest turns deadly

By: Eastern Eye Staff

NINE KILLED IN POLICE FIRING AS ACTIVISTS CALL FOR CONTINUED CLOSURE OF COPPER PLANT AT LEAST nine people were killed on Tuesday (22) after police fired at pro­testers calling for the closure of a Ve­danta Resources-controlled copper smelter in southern India, a senior po­lice official said. Residents of the port city of Thootuku­di in Tamil Nadu state and environmen­talists have been demonstrating against one of India’s biggest copper plants for more than three months, alleging it is a major source of pollution. The latest protest turned violent as a crowd waving black flags stormed the district government headquarters and an…

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