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Chile: Violence clashes as protests enter second month

Chile, Santiago
November 21, 2019 at 02:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters fought running battles with police in Santiago on Wednesday, as the unrest gripping the country entered its second month.

Water cannon and tear gas were used to disperse the crowd, who responded with a range of projectiles.

The current wave of unrest, considered to be the largest in decades, was triggered in October by the now-suspended metro fare hike.

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Protesters fought running battles with police in Santiago on Wednesday, as the unrest gripping the country entered its second month.

Water cannon and tear gas were used to disperse the crowd, who responded with a range of projectiles.

The current wave of unrest, considered to be the largest in decades, was triggered in October by the now-suspended metro fare hike.

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