A masked man dressed in black tossed a petrol bomb igniting a fire in the lobby of the Fanling public housing estate the government suggested could serve as a quarantine site for Wuhan coronavirus. Photo: Edmond SoA masked man dressed in black tossed a petrol bomb igniting a fire in the lobby of the Fanling public housing estate the government suggested could serve as a quarantine site for Wuhan coronavirus. Photo: Edmond So
A masked man dressed in black tossed a petrol bomb igniting a fire in the lobby of the Fanling public housing estate the government suggested could serve as a quarantine site for Wuhan coronavirus. Photo: Edmond So

China coronavirus: Hong Kong police, protesters clash in Fanling as anger erupts over proposal to use housing block as quarantine site

  • Protesters respond to quarantine proposal by blocking roads, setting fire to newly constructed block with petrol bombs
  • Government pledges to quell concerns at upcoming district council meeting

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A masked man dressed in black tossed a petrol bomb igniting a fire in the lobby of the Fanling public housing estate the government suggested could serve as a quarantine site for Wuhan coronavirus. Photo: Edmond SoA masked man dressed in black tossed a petrol bomb igniting a fire in the lobby of the Fanling public housing estate the government suggested could serve as a quarantine site for Wuhan coronavirus. Photo: Edmond So
A masked man dressed in black tossed a petrol bomb igniting a fire in the lobby of the Fanling public housing estate the government suggested could serve as a quarantine site for Wuhan coronavirus. Photo: Edmond So
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