They looted and set fire to the Carabineros church located in the center of Santiago
Subjects entered the enclosure, stole species and barricaded them on the outskirts of the enclosure.
During the afternoon of this Sunday, and within the framework of the demonstrations one year after the social outbreak, the looting and burning of the Carabineros church, located in the center of Santiago.
According to preliminary information and what has been observed through different videos, an undetermined number of hooded people entered the enclosure and stole species from inside.
Later, with them barricaded the outskirts of the church, subsequently setting it on fire.
Carabineros arrived at the scene to control the situation and began to fight the flames with water-throwing cars.
In addition, firefighters came minutes after the incident began, controlling the flames and preventing their spread.
Firefighters work for fire in the Church, Carabineros de Chile and Portugal. There is no danger of spread. pic.twitter.com/GQAkxiE43a
– Bomba Spain CBS (@Bomba_Decima) October 18, 2020
So far, the Carabineros reported five people detained, of which one had been detained inside the compound.
– Carabineros Prefectura Central (@CarabPrCentral) October 18, 2020