June 29, 2012

Police unleash water cannons, tear gas on thousands of Chilean students

Clashes erupted after tens of thousands of students marched in the Chilean capital of Santiago for education reform. Spanish press reported 15 police injured, and 250 students arrested.

Student leaders say over 150,000 protestors marched through heavy rains on a 5 kilometer march that wound through the Chilean capital on Thursday. Police put the number at closer to 40,000. Read more.

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