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June 7, 1991 | From Associated Press
Soccer fans celebrating the championship victory of a Santiago, Chile, team turned violent Thursday, and 10 people were reported killed and 128 injured in fights and traffic accidents. Police said 188 people were detained during the disorders, which lasted until dawn in several areas of the capital city of 4.5 million. Thousands took to the streets to celebrate Colo Colo's 3-0 victory over defending champion Olimpia of Paraguay to win the Liberators Cup, the South American championship.
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June 7, 1991 | From Associated Press
Soccer fans celebrating the championship victory of a Santiago, Chile, team turned violent Thursday, and 10 people were reported killed and 128 injured in fights and traffic accidents. Police said 188 people were detained during the disorders, which lasted until dawn in several areas of the capital city of 4.5 million. Thousands took to the streets to celebrate Colo Colo's 3-0 victory over defending champion Olimpia of Paraguay to win the Liberators Cup, the South American championship.
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April 4, 1987 | DON A. SCHANCHE and WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writers
The worst violence in Pope John Paul II's 33 trips throughout the world erupted here Friday near the altar where the anguished pontiff prayed for peace and reconciliation in bitterly divided Chile. Police fired shotgun pellets and tear gas at rock-throwing leftist demonstrators within 100 yards of the towering altar platform, triggering panic among thousands in the huge throng of worshipers at a downtown Santiago park where the Pope was celebrating the most solemn Mass of his Chilean visit.
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April 4, 1987 | DON A. SCHANCHE and WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writers
The worst violence in Pope John Paul II's 33 trips throughout the world erupted here Friday near the altar where the anguished pontiff prayed for peace and reconciliation in bitterly divided Chile. Police fired shotgun pellets and tear gas at rock-throwing leftist demonstrators within 100 yards of the towering altar platform, triggering panic among thousands in the huge throng of worshipers at a downtown Santiago park where the Pope was celebrating the most solemn Mass of his Chilean visit.
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