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Clashes as Chile marks 40th anniversary of Pinochet coup

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 00:40

Sept. 12 - Protesters in Chile clash with riot police during a demonstration to mark the 40th anniversary of the bloody coup that toppled former President Salvadore Allende. Sophia Soo reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 Violence erupted in the streets of Santiago as angry Chileans took to the streets to pay tribute to former President Salvadore Allende, who was toppled in a bloody coup 40 years ago. Protesters threw petrol bombs at riot police, who responded by firing water cannon and teargas. Bonfires burn on the streets with at least one vehicle set on fire. Local media reported 68 people were arrested overnight.

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Clashes as Chile marks 40th anniversary of Pinochet coup

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 00:40