Police inspect a car crashed into by a taxi hijacked by armed men in Tai Kok Tsui, in 1992. Photo: SCMP Police inspect a car crashed into by a taxi hijacked by armed men in Tai Kok Tsui, in 1992. Photo: SCMP
Police inspect a car crashed into by a taxi hijacked by armed men in Tai Kok Tsui, in 1992. Photo: SCMP

How a failed police raid triggered ‘the most violent gunbattle between police and criminals’ in Hong Kong’s history

  • A bust on a flat in Tai Kok Tsui ‘went badly wrong’ when armed men started firing on officers before fleeing in a hijacked minibus, in 1992
  • Two officers and a bystander were shot and four grenades were thrown in the ‘rampage’

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Police inspect a car crashed into by a taxi hijacked by armed men in Tai Kok Tsui, in 1992. Photo: SCMP Police inspect a car crashed into by a taxi hijacked by armed men in Tai Kok Tsui, in 1992. Photo: SCMP
Police inspect a car crashed into by a taxi hijacked by armed men in Tai Kok Tsui, in 1992. Photo: SCMP
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