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Hong Kong: Riot police deploys tear gas to disperse protesters

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
November 03, 2019 at 18:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters were dispersed with tear gas by riot police during an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong on Sunday.

According to local media, earlier on Sunday, an unidentified man attacked a group of people, stabbing at least four and partially biting district councillor Chiu Ka-yin's ear.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since the end of March. The rallies later evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by months of clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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Protesters were dispersed with tear gas by riot police during an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong on Sunday.

According to local media, earlier on Sunday, an unidentified man attacked a group of people, stabbing at least four and partially biting district councillor Chiu Ka-yin's ear.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since the end of March. The rallies later evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by months of clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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