The brother of the president of Chile, “stable” after being attacked by a group of young people


Simón Boric, brother of Chilean President Gabriel Boric, is in stable condition after being attacked this Thursday morning when he was in the middle of the street in Santiago, allegedly after a group of young people tried to loot a local.

“The patient who is clinically stable. However, he requires to continue his hospitalized care due to the injuries received,” said the Clinical Hospital of the University of Chile in a statement, adding that it will be the family that will determine the delivery of new information. on the state of health of the journalist and brother of the president.

The head of the Cabinet of the Rector’s Office of the University of Chile was attacked by a group of protesters outside his house, receiving punches and kicks, which led to his subsequent medical attention, as reported by ‘La Tercera’.

The attack occurred after one of the officials rebuked another group that was supposedly planning a looting and the three remaining comrades came to his defense. “As the University of Chile, we strongly condemn this act of unnecessary and irrational violence,” reads the note.

The security forces have already arrested three suspects aged 20, 22 and 32 for their alleged responsibility in these events, according to the newspaper ‘La Tercera’.

The Government has condemned the aggression through the Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Giorgio Jackson, who has called it “very serious”. “The president is aware of it”, he explained in a first official reaction.

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