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Watch | In Thoothukudi, Victims of Police Firing Struggle to Move on

Almost a year ago, widespread protests broke out against Sterlite Copper's Tuticorin plant after locals accused the company of poisoning natural resources in the area.

In this special story from the Thoothukudi Lok Sabha constituency, The Wire speaks to the families of those killed in police firing against protesters in 2018, as well as those who were injured.

Almost a year ago, widespread protests broke out against Sterlite Copper’s Tuticorin plant after locals accused the company of poisoning natural resources in the area. A large number of people here suffer from diseases that they say occurred due to toxic pollutants from Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper plant.

Watch the full video to know how those injured are carrying on with their lives ten months after the protest.