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Violence Returns To Hong Kong As Police Fire Tear Gas And Protesters Fight Back


Added 08-24-19 02:06:02pm EST - “After a period of peace in Hong Kong, protests on Saturday turned violent. Police fired tear gas at pro-democracy demonstrators who barricaded roads with bamboo and hurled bricks at authorities.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Violence Returns To Hong Kong As Police Fire Tear Gas And Protesters Fight Back”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Police and pro-democracy demonstrators clashed during a protest in Hong Kong on Saturday. The protests in Hong Kong started in June over an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

Police and pro-democracy demonstrators clashed during a protest in Hong Kong on Saturday. The protests in Hong Kong started in June over an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China.

After a stretch of relative peace in Hong Kong, a standoff between protesters and riot police became violent again on Saturday.

Police fired tear gas after pro-democracy demonstrators blocked roads with barricades made of bamboo sticks and hurled bricks, in the district of Kwun Tong.

In a statement, police said protesters paralyzed traffic and affected emergency services in the area near a police station.

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