This was confirmed on the morning of Tuesday by the undersecretary of the Interior of that country, Rodrigo Ubilla. Most, according to the official, «all associated with burning and looting mainly of shopping centers»
The victims of the protest days that for the fourth consecutive night were extended in Santiago and extended to the different regions of Chile, which began on Friday by the subway of the Metro ticket, amount to 15, according to official data provided in the morning this Tuesday by the Deputy Secretary of the Interior of the Chilean Government, Rodrigo Ubilla.
«Specifically, today there are a national total of 15 dead, 11 of them in the Metropolitan region, all associated with burning and looting mainly of shopping centers,» said the official in statements at the Palacio de La Moneda.
Before the head of the emergency area of Concepción had informed that at 22.00 local time, when the curfew was already in force, a passerby died when he was hit by a Marine infantry vehicle.
The incident occurred in Talcahuano (500 kilometers south of Santiago) when a group of people ransacked the company Frozen Pacific and in the presence of uniformed people started the place and one of them was hit by the vehicle.
The prosecutor on duty ordered that Carabineros personnel perform the procedure to clarify the circumstances in which the events occurred.
Of those killed, at least 8 died during the looting when several supermarkets were on fire. On the other hand, they denounced two episodes of military shooting under curfew in the municipality of Recoleta, in the northern sector of Santiago, one of them when a Channel 13 journalist broadcast live.
In the note it is heard that troops fire at buildings. Then, on Peru Avenue, neighbors denounced that a group of soldiers fired shots while residents demonstrated peacefully.