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Hong Kong: Bomb disposal unit called in as police clash with protesters

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
November 02, 2019 at 22:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Clashes erupted between anti-government protesters and security forces in Hong Kong's Victoria's Park on Friday, with activists defying police for the 22nd straight weekend.

Tear gas and pepper spray were used to disperse demonstrators in the area of Wan Chai, with many being arrested. The Police’s bomb disposal unit conducted safety checks after a suspicious object was found.

The protests began in June over a now-withdrawn bill to allow extradition to China. They have since grown into a movement making other demands.

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Clashes erupted between anti-government protesters and security forces in Hong Kong's Victoria's Park on Friday, with activists defying police for the 22nd straight weekend.

Tear gas and pepper spray were used to disperse demonstrators in the area of Wan Chai, with many being arrested. The Police’s bomb disposal unit conducted safety checks after a suspicious object was found.

The protests began in June over a now-withdrawn bill to allow extradition to China. They have since grown into a movement making other demands.

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