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Chile: Protests continue despite military curfew

2 23.10.2019 Инфо

W/S 'Cacerolazo' or pot-banging protest in Plaza Italia, Santiago de Chile
M/S Protest waves flag and jumps up and down with beer in hand
W/S Protesters on bus stop with signs in middle of demonstration
W/S Protesters jumping up and down, chanting and banging pots
M/S Protesters jumping up and down, chanting, blowing on whistles, waving flags and signs and banging pots
M/S Sign reading: (Spanish): 'Pinera resign'
W/S Protesters jumping up and down, chanting and banging pots with Santiago skyline in background
M/S Old woman banging pot and chanting
W/S Protesters jumping up and down, chanting, holding signs and banging pots
W/S Protesters on bus stop with signs in middle of demonstration
W/S Protesters attack police van
W/S Protesters defying curfew in square
W/S Protesters defying curfew in square
W/S Military truck and soldiers clear square
W/S Military truck passes through
W/S Water cannon drives through square
W/S Soldiers in square
SCRIPT
Evening protests continued into the night despite a military-enforced curfew in Santiago on Tuesday.
A traditional 'cacerolazo' - a popular form of protest involving pot-banging - was held in the heart of the Chilean capital.
As night fell, clashes erupted between police, the military and protesters. Thousands defied the nighttime curfew, imposed as part of a state of emergency, while the army was deployed to try and quell the protests.
The unrest was sparked by a rise in metro prices, but has since evolved into wide-ranging grievances over austerity and inequality.
Fifteen people have died and more than 5,000 arrested.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera responded with an apology and announced a reform package during an address to the nation on Tuesday.