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Future of Indian copper smelter uncertain after 13 deaths in protests

Police shot and killed 13 people during large protests in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu against a copper smelting plant, which has allegedly been polluting groundwater in Thoothukudi, also known as Tuticorin, city. Residents have been calling for a complete shutdown of Sterlite Copper, a subsidiary of multinational mining company Vedanta Ltd, which […]