Chile reburies coup victim and singer Jara





Thousands of people have attended the funeral of Chilean singer Victor Jara, who has been reburied 36 years after his death in a military coup.

Well-wishers scattered flowers as his cortege made its way to a cemetery.

Jara was one of the most prominent victims of the 1973 coup that brought Gen Augusto Pinochet to power.

His body was exhumed in June so that a court could clarify the circumstances of his death. It was established that he had been shot more than 30 times.




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