At least three dead in fires amid Chilean riots, flights out of Santiago delayed
Sunday, 20 October 2019 () At least three people died in supermarket arson attacks in Chile's capital Santiago, and soldiers shot two people during an operation to detain looters, authorities said, as protests entered their second week and intensified after a state of emergency was announced.
At least three people died after a supermarket in the Chilean capital Santiago was set alight by demonstrators, while many flights into the city's airport were suspended as crew were unable to get to work, the city's governor said on Sunday (October 20). Edward Baran reports.
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