Tuticorin: Police personnel deployed during a demonstration to press for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in Tuticorin on May 22, 2018.

Police personnel deployed during a demonstration to press for the closure of  Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in Tuticorin on May 22, 2018. 1 / 7

Vehicles damaged by protesters during a demonstration to press for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district;

Vehicles damaged by protesters during a demonstration to press for the closure of  Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in Tuticorin on May 22, 2018. 2 / 7

Nine people, including a girl, died on Tuesday in police firing after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with hundreds of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the District Collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company.Police personnel carry out baton charges to bring the protesters under control during protests for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district;

Police personnel carry out baton charges to bring the protesters under control during protests for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in ... 4 / 7

A person injured during protests for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district;

A person injured during protests for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in Tuticorin on May 22, 2018. Nine people, including a girl, ... 5 / 7
A person injured during protests for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in Tuticorin on May 22, 2018. Nine people, including a girl, ... 6 / 7
A person injured during protests for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district; in Tuticorin on May 22, 2018. Nine people, including a girl, ... 7 / 7
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