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Chile: Pro and anti-new constitution protesters face off in Santiago02:52

Chile: Pro and anti-new constitution protesters face off in Santiago

Chile, Santiago
February 15, 2020 at 21:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

A group of protesters demonstrated against a plebiscite for a new constitution in front of the Military School in Santiago de Chile on Saturday.

A group of counter-protesters were also present.

The two groups met and had several discussions and confrontations. Footage shows the police trying to keep the groups apart by using tear gas and water cannons to disperse them.

Injured protesters and a man being arrested can also be seen.

The plebiscite to decide whether to draft a new constitution will take place on the 26th of April, and the campaign for the plebiscite begins on the 26th of February.

Chile: Pro and anti-new constitution protesters face off in Santiago02:52
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A group of protesters demonstrated against a plebiscite for a new constitution in front of the Military School in Santiago de Chile on Saturday.

A group of counter-protesters were also present.

The two groups met and had several discussions and confrontations. Footage shows the police trying to keep the groups apart by using tear gas and water cannons to disperse them.

Injured protesters and a man being arrested can also be seen.

The plebiscite to decide whether to draft a new constitution will take place on the 26th of April, and the campaign for the plebiscite begins on the 26th of February.

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