Firefighters extinguish a fire in a supermarket in Santiago, in which three people died. Photo: AFP

Chile’s protest violence escalates as 3 die in fire at ransacked supermarket

  • What started as a mass student protest over an increase in public transport fares morphed into a broader movement for changes to Chile’s economic model
  • The first deaths occurred when a supermarket controlled by Walmart was looted, as protests continued despite a curfew
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Firefighters extinguish a fire in a supermarket in Santiago, in which three people died. Photo: AFP
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