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India anti-nuclear protest turns violent
One person killed after police clash with protesters in Maharashtra state.
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2011 11:58

Japan's nuclear crisis seems to have given fresh impetus to protests against a proposed nuclear power complex in India.

While one person was killed and at least 20 others injured after police clash with protesters in Maharashtra state, critics say the Jaitapur site lies on an active fault-line increasing the risk to residents.

Prerna Suri reports from New Delhi.

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