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Fire in Chilean prison

Minister for South America Jeremy Browne "shocked and saddened" by the fire in Santiago.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

“I am shocked and saddened to hear about the devastating prison fire in Santiago, Chile, in which at least 81 inmates have died and 14 more have been seriously injured. I send my deepest sympathy to the families of all those affected.”

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Published 8 December 2010