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Chile Unrest Rages on as 11 Dead Amid Curfew, Militarization

Protesters continue unabated in Chile, as President Piñera claims to be 'at war' amid increasing criticism of heavy handed repression that has lead to 11 deaths so far. Miners and dockers unions have now called for an instensification of the protests by calling for a general strike. 

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A demonstrator gestures in front of a soldier during a protest against the increase in subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019
A demonstrator gestures in front of a soldier during a protest against the increase in subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019 Photo:Reuters
A masked demonstrator gestures at a riot police vehicle during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago October 20, 2019.
A masked demonstrator gestures at a riot police vehicle during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago October 20, 2019. Photo:Reuters
Protesters flee from tear gas during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago October 20, 2019.
Protesters flee from tear gas during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago October 20, 2019. Photo:Reuters
Demonstrators clash with security forces during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Valparaiso, Chile, October 21, 2019.
Demonstrators clash with security forces during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Valparaiso, Chile, October 21, 2019. Photo:Reuters
Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago October 20, 2019.
Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago October 20, 2019. Photo:Reuters
Demonstrators gather behind a barricade as they clash with security forces during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Valparaiso, Chile, October 21, 2019.
Demonstrators gather behind a barricade as they clash with security forces during a protest against Chile's state economic model in Valparaiso, Chile, October 21, 2019. Photo:Reuters
A subway ticket office is seen on fire during a protest against the increase in the subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019
A subway ticket office is seen on fire during a protest against the increase in the subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019 Photo:Reuters
Published 21 October 2019 (9 hours 49 minutes ago)
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