Chilean Students Set on Fire

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***Warning: Listeners may find parts of a personal account of this story disturbing***

In July 1986 two students were set on fire by soldiers in Chile. They were taking part in demonstrations against the military government of General Augusto Pinochet. One of the youngsters died of his wounds - the other, Carmen Quintana, survived.

Witness hears her disturbing story.

Photo: Anti government protests in Chile, April 1987. Credit: JOSE DURAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Sat 6 Jul 2013 15:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

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