Hong Kong police fire tear gas, use water canons to disperse protestors; metro stations near protest site shut on second consecutive day

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Street demonstrations that were initially against a proposed extradition bill to China have spun out into a wider pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong

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Published on August 25, 2019 -  00:34
Hong Kong Protest Chaos: Tear Gas, Water Cannons, Rain
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city. Tear gas floats around a demonstrator as they clash with riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu The protesters, many in masks and wearing black, threw several petrol bombs, some taking off down narrow side streets in the pouring rain.

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