Indian police charge towards protestors on May 22 in the southern Indian city of Tuticorin during a protest to demand the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns. Photo: AFP

India orders closure of Vedanta copper plant after deadly protests saw 13 people shot dead by police

The state government has said it supports concerns raised by its pollution regulator about the factory, and has ordered it permanently shut down

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Indian police charge towards protestors on May 22 in the southern Indian city of Tuticorin during a protest to demand the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns. Photo: AFP
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