One dead, 17 injured at Chile protest

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A woman died at a protest of Chile’s Mapuche Indigenous people in the country’s capital Santiago on Sunday. Police said a group of people wearing hoods had attacked officers with fireworks, one of which hit the woman. Police said 17 officers were injured and ten people detained at the “march for Mapuche resistance and autonomy.” The woman who died was a law student who was observing the demonstration for a human rights organization, the organization and her university said. Her mother told journalists no one believed the police’s explanation. Social media users accused the security forces of b…

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