Thursday, 28 July 2011
Santiago, Chile - Special Forces Carabineros use tear gas and water cannons to disperse hooded demonstrators from city centre
28/07/2011 - Carabineros of Special Forces used tear gas and water cannons to disperse hooded demonstrators blocking the road south of the Alameda Bernardo O'Higgins in front of Arturo Prat street in the heart of Santiago this Wednesday morning.
Some 30 subjects starred in the action at 07:00 AM hours causing traffic congestion in several blocks in the direction east of the main artery of the capital until the arrival of the police about 15 minutes later.
The incidents were recorded almost in front of the Central House of the University of Chile and a few metres from the National Institute, establishments that are still in the framework of conflict about education.
The group fled to the latter compound, according to Carabineros, the same left carrying the materials used in the barricades from the emblematic lyceum in the centre of Santiago.
Posted by sysiphus at 14:39