Clashes occur between students and police – Santiago

Serious incidents between students and police occurred in the vicinity of the Plaza Baquedano, Santiago commune, where there was an unauthorized rally in support of striking workers at Codelco.

The protest began this afternoon when workers and school and college students gathered on the sidewalk that is located in the Baquedano Station of Santiago’s Metro, so staff were quickly guarded by Special Forces of Carabineros.

After that, the incidents started the car and had to act lanzaaguas of Police, which led to problems in traffic.

Product of the riots, Metro de Santiago reported at first that access to the Baquedano Station were controlled, and was finally restored.

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