Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas Protests Roil City

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Published on August 3, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas Protests Roil City

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the cityโ€™s Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests.

Police kept out of sight during an afternoon that saw tens of thousands of protesters march through what is ordinarily a busy shopping district, but charged onto the streets after 9 p.m.

(1300 GMT), with hundreds of officers in riot gear pushing crowds back.


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