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India's Suzlon shares fall after rejection of debt extension

MUMBAI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Shares in India's Suzlon Energy

fell as much as 5 percent on Thursday after the bondholders of the world's fifth-largest maker of wind turbines rejected a proposal to extend the maturity of its overseas convertible bonds by four months.

About $221 million in dollar convertible bonds issued by Suzlon are due on Thursday.

Suzlon shares were down 4.2 percent at 0359 GMT, compared to a 0.16 percent fall in the NSE index .

(Reporting by Sumeet Chatterjee; Editing by Rafael Nam)

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Keywords: SUZLON INDIA/SHARES