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Chile police fire tear gas, water cannons to halt protest on coup anniversary

AFP, 12 Sep 2020
Chilean police fire water cannons and throw tear gas canisters at crowds gathered at Santiago's emblematic Plaza Italia -- which has emerged as the epicenter of anti-government protests -- on the 47th anniversary of the coup d'etat orchestrated by General Augusto Pinochet that ousted President Salvador Allende and led to a 17-year-long dictatorship.

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