Q. 255.0( 1 Vote )
Write a short note on the military coup that took place in Chile in 1973.
Salvador Allende was the president of Chile, he was a popular leader. He took several decisions for workers and the poor.
In 1973 military overtook the state and arrested the ministers while Allende died in a bomb attack. General Pinochet was the commander; he took charge of Presidentship.
1. The military commanders tortured the people and dictatorship were established.
2. Supporters of Allende were killed.
3. More than 3000 people were killed by the military commanders.
Rate this question :