Footage of trucks from the paramilitary People’s Armed Police in Shenzhen has circulated online. Photo: Handout

‘Risks still too big’ for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest

  • Chinese government advisers say Beijing has not reached direct intervention point but that could change if the violence continues
  • Military action would trigger international backlash, observers say, as US expresses concern over reported paramilitary movements and ‘erosion of Hong Kong’s autonomy’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Footage of trucks from the paramilitary People’s Armed Police in Shenzhen has circulated online. Photo: Handout
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