Disasters

Chile Sends Troops to Battle Looters

In the aftermath of Sunday’s 8.8 earthquake, Chile has deployed 10,000 troops to Concepcion, the city nearest the epicenter. So far, 150 people have been arrested for violating curfew in the city of 500,000. One person is also reported to have been killed in a firefight in the city; 711 people have been recorded dead since the 8.8 quake.