Vedanta Resources has agreed to settle all claims brought against it by Zambian villagers following pollution by a copper mine run by Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), Vedanta and law firm Leigh Day said on Tuesday.

The claim, centring on pollution from the Nchanga copper mine, was brought by more than 2,500 Zambian villagers against KCM — Zambia’s biggest private employer — and its UK-based parent company Vedanta Resources...

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