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Vedanta sticks with plan to expand Tamil Nadu smelter despite deadly protests

Reuters India Friday, 25 May 2018
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - London-listed Vedanta Resources hopes to restart its copper smelter in a city in Tamil Nadu and still wants to double its capacity despite protests demanding its closure that killed 13 people this week, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.
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At least nine people were killed on Tuesday after police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a Vedanta Resources-controlled copper smelter in southern India.

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