Petrol bombs and water cannon amid HK clashes

first_imgThe violencebroke out after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched, despite beingdenied a police permit. HONKONG –Police in in this country have u sed water cannon and tear gas againstprotesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near government offices in thecity. Scuffles alsobroke out later between rival protesters around the city. Earlier hundreds rallied outside the British Consulate, demanding the UK press China to maintain freedoms guaranteed during the 1997 handover. (BBC) Some protesters threw petrol bombs as violence broke out near government offices in Hong Kong on Sept. 16, 2019. REUTERSlast_img

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