Firefighters help an old person as train services are suspended, leaving dozens of stranded commuters to walk after trains are stopped by objects thrown on the tracks near Sha Tin MTR Station yesterday. Photo: Winson Wong Firefighters help an old person as train services are suspended, leaving dozens of stranded commuters to walk after trains are stopped by objects thrown on the tracks near Sha Tin MTR Station yesterday. Photo: Winson Wong
Firefighters help an old person as train services are suspended, leaving dozens of stranded commuters to walk after trains are stopped by objects thrown on the tracks near Sha Tin MTR Station yesterday. Photo: Winson Wong
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As violence escalates, put public safety first

  • With ever more clashes on the streets and traffic paralysis, the government should consider cancelling work and school, much as it would do during a natural disaster

Firefighters help an old person as train services are suspended, leaving dozens of stranded commuters to walk after trains are stopped by objects thrown on the tracks near Sha Tin MTR Station yesterday. Photo: Winson Wong Firefighters help an old person as train services are suspended, leaving dozens of stranded commuters to walk after trains are stopped by objects thrown on the tracks near Sha Tin MTR Station yesterday. Photo: Winson Wong
Firefighters help an old person as train services are suspended, leaving dozens of stranded commuters to walk after trains are stopped by objects thrown on the tracks near Sha Tin MTR Station yesterday. Photo: Winson Wong
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