18 injured in Chile clashes between Indigenous protesters and riot police

Riot police clashed with protesters on Sunday during a rally by the Indigenous Mapuche community, leaving 18 people injured and 10 arrested, authorities said.About a thousand activists marched in the centre of Santiago, many wearing ponchos and traditional head ornaments, demanding autonomy for the Mapuche, when police moved in to disperse the protest with water cannon and tear gas.Protesters responded with sticks and stones in a confrontation that lasted about 40 minutes, according to an…


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