Incident: Parish of Veracruz was set on fire

General Information
Title: Parish of Veracruz was set on fire
Country: Chile
State/Province: Region Metropolitana
City: Santiago
Other Address:
Date of Incident: 2019-11-12
Security Level: Public
The Church of Veracruz, a historical monument of Chile, suffered a fire during the demonstrations that took place in the place where it is located. The temple had already been painted with graffiti days before.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 1
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Mobs
Responsible actor category: Normal citizens
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
Additional Information
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Web Sources
Name: Church that guards splinters of the Cross of Jesus in Chile suffers fire
Name: Fire of the Church of Veracruz: The history of the temple that guarded a splinter of the cross of Jesus