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One dead, two injured and 108 arrested during the September 11 demonstrations in Chile

September 12, 2020

One person died, two civilians were injured and 108 were arrested following the September 11 protests in Chile, the anniversary of General Augusto Pinochet’s coup against President Salvador Allende and a symbolic date of mobilization for the Chilean left. There are also 16 wounded police officers.

On this Saturday Carabineros gave a report on the balance of the 120 files that were called up on Thursday and Friday on the occasion of the anniversary. 70 percent of them took place in the metropolitan region of Santiago de Chile.

“The events, which in a percentage were developed in a completely normal, peaceful and calm way, were accompanied by police officers in order to exercise the right to demonstrate,” said the national director for order and security, Inspector General Ricardo Yáñez, according to the newspaper “Der Merkur” .

One dead, two injured and 108 arrested during the September 11 demonstrations in ChileOne dead, two injured and 108 arrested during the September 11 demonstrations in Chile

Eighty percent of the 108 detainees were arrested in the metropolitan area. There is a deceased person, specifically in La Pintana: “It is a procedure that is in charge of the murder brigade. It is a ballistic projectile that gets to the second floor of a building where that person is hit on the back, and transferred to a health center and unfortunately he died of his injuries. “

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