India | Future of Indian copper smelter uncertain after 13 deaths in protests

Future of Indian copper smelter uncertain after 13 deaths in protests

Large-scale protests ended with 13 people dead, but activist says there has been many protests over the copper smelter operated by Vedanta mining company's Sterlite Copper, which is seeking to expand the operation

May 26, 2018 3:05 PM (UTC+8)
People throw stones during the rally against plans to expand a controversial copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources in Tamil Nadu, southern India. This is an image from video footage shot on May 22. Photo: ANI via Reuters TV.
People throw stones during the rally against plans to expand a controversial copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources in Tamil Nadu, southern India. This is an image from video footage shot on May 22. Photo: ANI via Reuters TV.
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