43 detained for suspected arson in Chile wildfire blaze

43 detained for suspected arson in Chile wildfire blaze

Santiago, Jan 30:Chilean authorities have detained more than 40 people for their “possible responsibility” in causing deadly forest fires in southern and central Chile, President Michelle Bachelet says.

At least 11 people have been killed and several thousand left homeless by the fires, which have raged across large sections of the country for nearly two weeks.

Richard Forrest reports.

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