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Chile: Violent clashes as police and Mapuche protesters lock horns01:56

Chile: Violent clashes as police and Mapuche protesters lock horns

Chile, Temuco
September 26, 2017 at 00:49 GMT -00:00 · Published

Violent clashes erupted between police and Mapuche protesters outside a regional government building in Temuco, Araucania region, Monday, during a march for the freedom of indigenous Mapuche villagers who have been on hunger strike for more than 100 days.

12 protesters were detained during the protest. According to preliminary information, the detainees are mostly university students of Mapuche origin.

Policías chilenos y manifestantes mapuches protagonizaron violentos enfrentamientos frente a un edificio del gobierno regional en Temuco, región de Araucanía, este lunes, durante una marcha por la libertad de los pobladores mapuches indígenas que llevan en huelga de hambre más de 100 días.

12 manifestantes fueron detenidos durante la protesta. Según informaciones preliminares, los detenidos son en su mayoría estudiantes universitarios de origen mapuche.

Chile: Violent clashes as police and Mapuche protesters lock horns01:56
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Violent clashes erupted between police and Mapuche protesters outside a regional government building in Temuco, Araucania region, Monday, during a march for the freedom of indigenous Mapuche villagers who have been on hunger strike for more than 100 days.

12 protesters were detained during the protest. According to preliminary information, the detainees are mostly university students of Mapuche origin.

Policías chilenos y manifestantes mapuches protagonizaron violentos enfrentamientos frente a un edificio del gobierno regional en Temuco, región de Araucanía, este lunes, durante una marcha por la libertad de los pobladores mapuches indígenas que llevan en huelga de hambre más de 100 días.

12 manifestantes fueron detenidos durante la protesta. Según informaciones preliminares, los detenidos son en su mayoría estudiantes universitarios de origen mapuche.

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