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Tear gas fired as Hong Kong riot police, protesters clash

AFP
Published : Aug 24, 2019, 2:56 pm IST
Updated : Aug 24, 2019, 2:57 pm IST

Officers charged with batons out, detaining at least one protester.

The demonstrators retaliated with a barrage of bottles and bamboo poles, as tear gas and pepper spray was fired to disperse them. (Photo: AFP)
 The demonstrators retaliated with a barrage of bottles and bamboo poles, as tear gas and pepper spray was fired to disperse them. (Photo: AFP)

Hong Kong: Riot police and protesters clashed Saturday afternoon as a stand-off outside a police station descended into violence.

Officers charged with batons out, detaining at least one protester. The demonstrators retaliated with a barrage of bottles and bamboo poles, as tear gas and pepper spray was fired to disperse them.

Tags: hong kong protest, tear gas
Location: Hong Kong, Hongkong