Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of leftists rampaging through a Santiago cemetery Saturday after a march on the 26th anniversary of Gen. Augusto Pinochet's military coup.
At least three people, including a TV cameraman and a press photographer, were injured by rocks thrown by the masked protesters. Police said they were holding about 15 detainees.
The clashes erupted at the end of a 20-block march in which leftists paid tribute to the thousands killed during Pinochet's 1973-90 regime.
It was the first time the anniversary was observed with Pinochet out of the country. The 83-year-old former dictator remains in police custody in Britain and faces possible extradition to Spain for trial over human rights abuses during his dictatorship.