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Anti-Sterlite stir: Another man killed in police firing, toll mounts to 12

PTI
Published May 23, 2018, 3:40 pm IST
Updated May 23, 2018, 3:40 pm IST
Enraged over Tuesday's killings, protesters took to the streets and showered stones and brickbats at police.
Security personnel opened fire at protesters in Anna Nagar on Wednesday. (Photo: File)
 Security personnel opened fire at protesters in Anna Nagar on Wednesday. (Photo: File)

Tuticorin: A man was killed in fresh police firing on anti-Sterlite plant agitators on Wednesday, while some others were injured in clashes with security personnel in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin town, a day after 11 people lost their lives in police action, officials said.

Enraged over Tuesday's killings, protesters took to streets and showered stones and brickbats at police, prompting security personnel to open fire at Anna Nagar, they said.

 

The body of the man killed in firing and those injured have been rushed to a government hospital.

Locals have been agitating for over 100 days now demanding the closure of the Vedanta group copper plant over pollution concerns. 

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Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin




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