IN PICTURES | Sterlite Protest intensifies as mob, police clash in Thoothukudi for second day

Published: 23rd May 2018 07:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd May 2018 08:05 PM  

Thoothukudi continues to boil over as police, anti-Sterlite protestors clashed at different places in the city. One person was killed in today's police firing taking the death toll to 12, while the Superintendent of Police P Mahendran was also injured in the stone throwing that happened at Anna Nagar during his patrol. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Thoothukudi continues to boil over as police, anti-Sterlite protestors clashed at different places in the city. One person was killed in today's police firing taking the death toll to 12, while the Superintendent of Police P Mahendran was also injured in the stone throwing that happened at Anna Nagar during his patrol. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Rioting took centre stage at various places in the town. Motorbikes, police vehicles and other public properties were vandalised. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Rioting took centre stage at various places in the town. Motorbikes, police vehicles and other public properties were vandalised. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
The relatives of the dead in yesterday's police firing laid siege to the Thoothukudi medical college hospital refusing to receive the bodies on Wednesday morning. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
The relatives of the dead in yesterday's police firing laid siege to the Thoothukudi medical college hospital refusing to receive the bodies on Wednesday morning. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Police resorted to heavy lathi-charge at the relatives and protestors gathered at the Thoothukudi Government Hospital. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Police resorted to heavy lathi-charge at the relatives and protestors gathered at the Thoothukudi Government Hospital. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
The anti-Sterlite mob set fire to a police vehicle at Second Street in Bryant Nagar. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
The anti-Sterlite mob set fire to a police vehicle at Second Street in Bryant Nagar. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
In order to bring the situation under control, police opened fire at the mob resorting to violence at Anna Nagar during which a protester was shot dead. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
In order to bring the situation under control, police opened fire at the mob resorting to violence at Anna Nagar during which a protester was shot dead. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Police bandobast was increased at sensitive locations like Anna Nagar, Threspuram, Mattakadai, beach road and other seashore hamlets from Vembar till Periyathalai. The police asked the public to remain inside their homes. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Police bandobast was increased at sensitive locations like Anna Nagar, Threspuram, Mattakadai, beach road and other seashore hamlets from Vembar till Periyathalai. The police asked the public to remain inside their homes. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan, MDMK general secretary Vaiko, SDPI state president Tehlan Baqavi, TNCC president Thirunavukarasu, VCK president Thol Thirumavalavan and other politicians visited those hospitalised and consoled them. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan, MDMK general secretary Vaiko, SDPI state president Tehlan Baqavi, TNCC president Thirunavukarasu, VCK president Thol Thirumavalavan and other politicians visited those hospitalised and consoled them. (EPS | V Karthikalagu)
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