Police use tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent protests in Chile

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO
Published on October 26, 2019 - Duration: 01:28s

Police use tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent protests in Chile

Chilean authorities have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent protests in the capital Santiago.

The demonstrators were calling for economic reforms in the country.

The government has declared a state of emergency after at least 19 people have been killed in a wave of protests this week.

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