09/12/2011 04:23 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Chile Protests: Police And Student Protesters Clash In Santiago

Demonstrators and police clashed in Santiago during an annual march in remembrance of Chile's military coup in 1973.

Police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters after a peaceful demonstration turned violent. For months, university students have demanded education reform and greater wealth distribution.

More than 15 were injured, the BBC reports.