Riot police fire tear gas in Wong Tai Sin following scuffles during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China: Photo: James Wendlinger
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Police guidelines on tear gas use must be constantly reviewed

  • It may be an alternative to using bullets against civilians, but the substance can still have health effects, particularly on the vulnerable, such as the elderly, infants and those with low immunity
Riot police fire tear gas in Wong Tai Sin following scuffles during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China: Photo: James Wendlinger
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